To receive the resurrection is to arise from the dead, to be alive, to be ourselves again. The resurrection is to be like a child–to be wild and free, but with a difference. The difference is that we have freedom with wisdom instead of innocence.~Don Miguel Ruiz

“Got milk?!”

One of my boys has dairy sensitivities, but beyond that we’re just not big dairy drinkers. For one, the milk you buy in stores is highly processed and is stripped of much of its original nutrients, as well as good bacteria, and enzymes which help break down the lactase, which are needed to digest lactose (the sugar […]

I surrender, cuz I’m exhausted

The Mind: a beautiful servant, a dangerous master.” Osho Do you suffer from never-ending thoughts in your head? Mine rarely shuts up, always imagining new ideas, scary scenarios, goals, things to do “I like this, I don’t like that”…it has a serious case of ADHD! Even after a decade of soul therapy— uprooting my beliefs, […]

In the eye of all storms is Stillness

You should sit in mediation for twenty minutes every day–unless you’re too busy, then you should sit for an hour.” Old Zen adage Perhaps the most important muscle to flex is the ability to sit with our fear, stress, worry, anxiety…and all of its friends! Instead of running away or numbing ourselves—STOP, sit and listen— […]

“Growing up I was taught that normal was the pathway to success and contentment. But I’ve learned that none of us should reach for normal, Normal is so basic. Owning who we are is power, we gotta dare to stand out, we have to be different we have to embrace the other parts of us that is profoundly unique. There is such power in unapologetically embracing ourselves, cradling the parts of our identities and experiences that we were taught to be silenced about and ashamed of. Give yourself permission to want what you want, create space for your own greatness to step forward, and experience true freedom.” ~ Janet Mock

The Compassion Collective:

Mother’s Day IS about Love. But it’s not about commercial, comfortable love that snuggles up and stays home—it’s about love that throws open the door and marches out of our homes, beyond our fences and neighborhoods and into the hurting world to feed the hungry, shelter the homeless, comfort the hurting, mother the motherless. Mother’s Day love is dangerous, revolutionary love that unites our one human family and reminds us that we belong to each other and that there is no such thing as other people’s children.”

Julia Ward Howe