“Not This White Woman”

Early in 2017 I began to diversify the voices I follow on Facebook.  (Yes, I should have done it sooner.) It started after reading posts and articles from women of color (WOC) who weren't going to the Women's March.  Before this I hadn't heard of the term "intersectional." As I've acknowledged, I am a white, … Continue reading “Not This White Woman”

Tribe of Co-Creatices

(A departure from past entries.  Inspired by a project I am working on to creatively express the world I want to birth/live in.  I've been working on a vision board. But, I've struggled with it feeling like it wasn't even coming close to what I'd like the world to be.  Then, bits of the following narrative … Continue reading Tribe of Co-Creatices

Towards “Both/And” Thinking

Have you noticed how often choices in politics and policy issues are only presented as "either/or" decisions?  "We can do this OR we can do that." But rarely is the possibility of doing both offered. This form of thinking is based in the Masculine Energy aspects of individualism, independence, and competition.  It requires a winner and a loser. … Continue reading Towards “Both/And” Thinking

Tending Your Fire

Recently, I've had several people say to me, "I can't. I'm just done." They are talking about the Election results and everything that has come with it. They are either emotionally overwhelmed or emotionally drained. Their fire has gone out. Some put so much effort into Hillary's campaign that they have nothing left.  Others, still … Continue reading Tending Your Fire