Mini Video Workshop – Finding Safety Within

Many of us tend to look for safety and security outside of ourselves. We rely on particular people or conditions to help us feel safe. We never imagined that life in our families, communities, countries, and even our world, could change so drastically in such a short time. The current global pandemic has taken away…

Engage Your Fear and Choose Where You Will Put Your Focus

With all that is happening as a result of the global pandemic—lockdowns and isolation, social distancing, falling financial markets, loss of income and jobs, medical supply shortages, businesses and restaurants closed, uncertainty about how long this will go on and what the world will look like on the other side—it’s completely normal to experience moments…

From Fear to Love, Head to Heart, Start in the Belly

Hanging on the wall of our morning room, a small, light-filled sitting room adjacent to our kitchen, are two prints of story artist Brian Andreas. They serve as daily reminders to be conscious and intentional about how to show up as I engage with all that is going on around and within me. In these…

Love Breaks Through In American Politics

At the CNN Democratic Primary Town Hall on October 11th, U.S. presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg was asked a question about human rights and equality. He concluded his thoughtful response with these words: The greatest thing that any of us has to offer is Love. In that same Town Hall as well as in a campaign…

Peace In Every Breath

A few weeks ago, I learned that a colleague was going through a time of transition with his elderly mother. In his words, “Her light is fading.” So I wrote to him to offer words of support. In return, I received a beautiful letter describing their recent time together – so gentle, so affirming, so…
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