3 women who help me walk my path

Years ago, when I was trying to figure out who I was supposed to be and what path I was supposed to be walking, Martha Beck handed me a compass and a flashlight and helped me find my way. Many books later she kept me stepping forward. Lorna Catford and Kay Leigh Hagan helped me […]

A bit of sunshine in the darkness of the pandemic

Does your voice matter? Does your vote count? You sure? My nephew was assigned to read Carol Anderson’s One Person, No Vote. I read it along with him so we could talk about the injustice of denying a person the right to vote simply because they are black. What’s happening to our democracy? Anderson tells […]

4 women who help me find my way back to myself

I was first introduced to Shakti Gawain in my twenties, and every few years her books “make an appearance” in my life to remind me that my imagination to dream, to visualize, to affirm a future that I can co-create with the Universe is a gift bestowed at birth. We come into this world to […]

3 women who help us learn, unlearn, and start doing the work

Austin Channing Brown. Rachel Ricketts. Ijeoma Oluo. Sadly, I came to know these three brilliant female authors through senseless tragedy. Nonstop senseless tragedy. The fact that these women endured even more trauma as they wrote their books, just to help us “get it” makes me angry and… very thankful. Coming to grips with a world […]

3 women who challenge us to live a “one wild and precious life”

March. Women’s History Month. Reality Check. Every month should be about celebrating the brilliant women throughout history who uplift our voices, our bodies, our spirits, and those who continue to do so today. Every month should focus on those who have held & truly heard the marginalized and acted on their behalf. Those who gave […]