At 11 years old, I wrote a letter to President Bill Clinton... about why he vetoed a bill that would ban partial birth abortion. Unfortunately I do not have a copy of the letter I wrote to him, but have his response: I had no idea about being a woman or the situation a woman… Continue reading How my life and belief changed
3 Ways to Go Inwards to Help Change the World
If you read my blog post, How my life and belief changed as I became an awakened woman, thank you. 1.) When you feel yourself tense or angry about a situation, ask yourself: What is this really about? What is it about this situation that makes me so angry? "I am never upset for the… Continue reading 3 Ways to Go Inwards to Help Change the World
How to get the most out of an argument
My relationships have come a long way since committing to mindfulness. It's not easy, but full of lessons, surprises and raw bliss. "On their 50th wedding anniversary, a couple reflected on their life together, Bishop Malesic said. The husband said to his wife, "I have always wanted to ask you something. From the night we… Continue reading How to get the most out of an argument
Prayers for my daughter
My daughter is growing up. And I am thrilled about it. She is moving through these experiences and I am fumbling alongside her... sometimes ahead of her, sometimes behind her. We know how important we are to our daughters. We know they learn about life through us. And yet, we must surrender this importance and recognize… Continue reading Prayers for my daughter
Will some people ever change?
We are making positive changes in our lives. It's not always easy, but we feel called to do it. We aren't exactly sure what we are doing, but forging ahead anyhow. ....and although we feel fear, sadness, and doubt.... we know it's worth the journey and we must be willing to see things differently... we… Continue reading Will some people ever change?
Why is JOY so important?
"Follow your bliss..." "Follow your joy..." "Do things you're passionate about..." Why are these things so important? What's the big deal with living in joy, peace and happiness? It is at the frequency of joy that magic happens. By magic, I mean the place where synchronicity lives... miracles occur naturally and regularly... and life becomes less… Continue reading Why is JOY so important?
Side of the road advice
"This is scary to me," I tell him. He pulls the ear buds from his ear, smiling a big smile and I repeat again, "This is scary to me." The sun is shining, I cannot see his eyes because of his sunglasses, but he laughs and says in a most reassuring way, "You'll make it."… Continue reading Side of the road advice
Why it’s Ok to put down the fight
This idea... that we have fought for everything we have. ...that we must fight for what we want. There have been times in my life where I floated through.... and times that felt like a struggle. I was premature at birth and in the hospital for weeks after an emergency surgery. One could say that I… Continue reading Why it’s Ok to put down the fight
How do you know you’re doing what you should be doing?
Hello perfection lovers! I dwell in your space. I like to know what things are, what they will be and how I know I am "doing it right." I write the to-do list item, after I've done it, just to check it off. My motto is: If you want it done right, do it yourself.… Continue reading How do you know you’re doing what you should be doing?
Why we get angry and what to do about it
I'm an angrybird... Really, I live with boiling blood... I have come to learn a thing or two about it over the course of my adult life. I had never considered myself an angry person. Probably because I always had such outlets. Then the pressure hit with a vengeance. At 22, I had a baby, graduated… Continue reading Why we get angry and what to do about it