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

Is Helping Helpful?

I think about other people a lot. Especially those closest to me. I think it is natural that we have collectively learned that wanting to support our loved ones comes from a caring place. I dug beneath my personal desires to help and have found a similar pattern. In seeking to connect with someone else… Continue reading Is Helping Helpful?

Rich in Love

I felt my heart open. This morning I wondered what to do with my time… And then my heart opened. It felt like love. It felt like a waterfall. It felt like the purpose that I’ve scrambled around to find. It felt like my best friend. Sometimes this feeling pops up from a spiritual practice,… Continue reading Rich in Love