Lessons from Kaho’olawe

Here is the story of how I fell in love with a broken heart. I was 19 the summer of 2009 when I met JL. He was my first serious partner, through innocent friendship and flirting, to dating and falling in love. Our relationship was a challenge from the start with outside influences weighing in… Continue reading Lessons from Kaho’olawe

I Didn’t Talk for 10 Days, and I Loved It!

When I received an invitation to attend Quepasana — a ten day silent meditation course practicing the meditation style of vipassana — I knew by the tears that began streaming down my cheeks and the fire in my belly that I had to be there. The course is completely volunteer led, financially supported by donations… Continue reading I Didn’t Talk for 10 Days, and I Loved It!