Standing For Accountability

It seems we are being challenged at this very moment to stand for what we know is true and right. Whether we are being called to empower ourselves as we face political bullies, companies that abuse their power, and/or other entities that prey on our natural weaknesses, this is a time of great transformation and opportunity. It is a time for us to stand and to use our voices. In my own world, I've been challenged over and over in the past weeks by broken systems that attempt to dehumanize ...

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Buying In & Out Of ‘Not Enough’

I don't want to feel this way any more. I don't want to feel that I am 'not enough.' I want to see how wonderful and amazing I am—and how wonderful and amazing you are. It has been far too long that I have bought into the message that you and I are 'not enough' as we are. In response to these feelings, I've decided I'm no longer accepting any message, internal or otherwise, that encourages me or anyone else to believe that who or what or why we are is 'not enough.' I'm done buying into ...

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Cool to Be Cruel

Who was it that decided It was cool to be cruel? Who was it that instructed you To cover up your envy. With cutting words Used to feel oh so clever. Holding your balance On the pedestal you've precariously perched on. Hoping to tower over Your item of envy. They need to be smaller Small, like you feel when you're around them. Small, like you feel. When you forget how beautiful you are You can be so very ugly. Your cutting words Will never leave you feeling ...

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Let Go

Note to Self: Don't be concerned about what you do. This does not mean what you do does not matter. To say it doesn't matter is to veil my concern with apathy. What I mean is, do not be attached to any particular thing or way. Let you be enough. Know you are enough. Good and bad. Accept you as you are. There is no one better that you need to be. photo credit: Syahmir

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The People Who Don’t Get It

We see people and things not as they are, but as we are. How aware we are informs what we see—and how we see it. Ubuntu - I am because you are. People who don't seem to get it are seemingly everywhere. We find them in our families, at work, and in all areas of our public and private lives; and it can be painful and frustrating to watch them behave so unconsciously. Even though we know true separation from them is an illusion, it's not hard to find ourselves feeling intolerant of ...

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