Grow Your Resiliency

Can we grow our resiliency? In registering for my upcoming Summer semester, I felt pretty elated to snag a seat in the elective, “Transforming Trauma through Resilience.” Our textbook’s author, Dr. Rick Hanson, who is considered a leading…

Good Grief

A dear friend of mine passed away a couple of days ago and I find myself pierced with grief.  It’s a full mind, body, spirit engulfment, isn’t it?  It takes you deep within to those spaces within yourself that hold memories that both heal…
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Mother's Blessings

  I was honored to get to host one of my dearest friend’s Mother’s Blessings Ceremony this past weekend.  If you’re asking yourself what, pray tell, is a Mother’s Blessings Ceremony, then you are where I was just a couple months…

Free Flowers

There is a couple in my neighborhood that has a few stacked buckets, with shelves across them, at the end of their sidewalk.  Throughout the week, as they prune their flowers, they fill several plastic cups with the flowers, and place them…