Why Can't We Just Let it Be

You might be able to imagine them scratching at the sand, little legs clawing frantically back up to the lip of that footprint. Sometimes they made it out. Many times they fell backward, forced to attempt the climb yet again.

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Swimming With Turtles

Is it possible, then, to harness the power of these instincts to learn how they move in us, to respect all the ways they have helped us out on our childhood trip to the water’s edge? And then is it possible to gently nudge them out of the way, thanking them for having brought us to the water, but exploring the possibility that we now know how to swim?

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Under the Surface

The tip of my iceberg created distance. People were intimidated by me. I could not figure out why so many people experienced my passion as anger, my bent toward justice as preachy or my confidence as arrogance.  Something was off kilter. Like, a lot off. Underneath all of my swagger and certainty I felt unseen and misunderstood. 

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At the Root: Self-Discovery over Dinner

Who we really are is found under the soil of the stories we have been taught to tell about ourselves - stories inked in the indelible lie that we are not good enough as we are, stories crafted in a hand that will write anything necessary in the hope of being accepted and loved and considered worthy.

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New Life is On Its Way

Through her I began to realize how absolutely powerful I am - how powerful all women are. Even though I had never given birth and knew i never would, I felt her power. I came face to face with the reality that whether I have given birth or not, I could. It is in me

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