There is powerful energy created when women with similar journeys and struggles connect and share stories with each other. It is a combination of relief and joy when we realize we are not alone. I witnessed this in my learning circle on Monday night, and I was inspired to consider how fascinating it is that … Continue reading Connecting women
Have you ever finished a book and it left you a little breathless and dizzy, with its story and insights revealed? And then you know you will read it again, because there were passages that moved you so deeply, but you had to keep reading to get to the end, because it was so compelling? … Continue reading Breathless
A friend posted something on Facebook yesterday that pissed me off. Not sure if it was guilt/shame related or if my reaction was strictly oh FFS not again. This particular post was 8 Things Kids Need to Do By Themselves Before They’re 13 In fairness, these were logical tasks, nothing extraordinary in the group…but why? … Continue reading Saturday Share — Was that my out loud voice?
Now that the excitement of this midterm election has come to a close, it is time to rest and digest. After all the "aerobic" energy of the campaign and election season, and as we process the results, we must enter a season of pausing and reflecting. I am relieved this election cycle is over. Some of … Continue reading Wellness Wednesday – rest and digest
I write this reflection with a feeling of edginess in my body, and unresolved tension in my throat and my heart related to recent political events. The confirmation of Justice Kavanaugh feels like yet another assault on women. I realize that the circumstances surrounding the testimony of Professor Ford had some unconfirmed facts. But it haunts … Continue reading Edginess
Reader Warning: the following blog contains profanity and may not be suitable for young audiences. I will try to keep it to a minimum. Or maybe I am just not able to do that. So f*ck it. My first response to reading Christine Blasey Ford's opening statement (from a post at NPR News) to the … Continue reading Christine and Anita