Becoming Brave

Earlier today, I did something brave. I knowingly opened myself up to anger, fear, criticism, and backlash purely for the sake of truth-seeking. I took to Instagram Stories and asked questions just like the one pictured below: What I learned is that we have never been more divided as a nation, or as a collective…

Reducing The Noise

There is so much noise right now. Politicians are screaming (and tweeting) for our attention. New channels are pinging our devices in an endless game of push notification tag. Our neighbors in other states and nations are arguing – and we argue right back. Consistently and persistently…we are bombarded with noise. I’m no saint; I…

In Dedication To The Teachers

For a long time, I thought I would be writing something like this in my first novel (which, obviously, would be New York Times bestseller and land me a segment on Good Morning America). Turns out, I created something far more unique, and a lot more like me. As I clicked through this site –…

Selene’s Prayer

Mother Moon, I sense your wisdom – the way you can so seamlessly blend from shadow to light. When I was a child, I used to believe that you were a flat pie in the sky – a celestial cake that God selfishly ate pieces of day by day. As I grew older I saw…

Gaia’s Song

Earth Mother, I feel your breath in the trees – that subtle, energetic song you cry each time I am wise enough to listen. I hear you, Mother. I hear you in the silent hum of the soil, the crescendo of waves upon the sand. I hear your staccato notes in the wings of the moth, your bellows in the rolls of August thunder. I hear you, Mother. I hear your soft wails in the cooing dove outside my windows…

Welcoming Our Wholeness

For most of my life, I have been defined by labels. And truthfully, that’s merely a symptom of the world we live in. Think about it – how many parties or dates have you been to where the first question that pops out of your mouth is, “So, what do you do?” As a collective,…