OutREACH

Outreach is a way of BEING. You can BE outreach. Outreach is a way of life like breathing. Outreach is loving people.  How far out can you reach?  I bet it’s farther than you can imagine. It is giving oneself wholly and completely to another person. It is...

Wanted: Peaceful Warriors

When I entertain conversations about how we’re living in more dangerous times than ever before, it’s easy to let fear and uncertainty paralyze my thinking. I’ve found it more useful to ask, What can I bring to conversations that could help me see things in a new...

Fast Car

“You got a fast car. . .Maybe we can make a deal. . . “  On Wednesday night at 9:30 p.m., I was pulling out jumper cables, trash, spare change, and my daughters’ car seats from my old SUV and hastily stuffing everything into my new metallic white 2024 Ford...

Confronting Whiteness

In the Confronting Whiteness course, our facilitator played a video of “What’s Going On” by Marvin Gaye released in 1971.  I don’t think I fully understood the meaning of the song until she played it. If nothing else, I completely heard it in a new way. Here we are 52...

Covid Got Me!

Well, Covid finally got me right in the midst of being in the Wake Up Grateful workshop at Kripalu with author, Kristi Nelson. It is really quite amazing the irony of that. A MIRACLE REALLY. The first session of the workshop was Friday night and I felt fine then...
A Good Girlfriend

A Good Girlfriend

I am going to London for three days starting September 17, and that is a miracle. It’s for no reason other than that I want to, and without any intention “to get better” or learn anything or make a contribution or be a more evolved person. I had been thinking about it...