Tending to Our Personal & Collective Heartache

Tending to Our Personal & Collective Heartache

I’ve been especially struck lately by where my personal grief, anxiety, and heartache seem to coincide with that of the collective. Sometimes when I wake at 5:00 AM with anxiety pounding inside my personal heart, it’s so clear that I’m simultaneously tapped into the...
The Breaking & The Blessing of Mothering Our Teen Girls

The Breaking & The Blessing of Mothering Our Teen Girls

I keep looking at this photo of my daughter, taken a few days ago. Just a mundane moment captured: simple, radiant happiness sourced by new succulents. I mean—could she be any more precious? Arayla’s beauty astounds me every day. Her bright, sweet presence. Her depth...
It All Comes Down To

It All Comes Down To

It really all comes down to how we choose to navigate this moment. So often I find the best and most honest choice I can choose in this moment is to open wider. Or to listen, or to breathe, or to burn, or to allow, or to let go, or to give thanks, or to tell the...