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!

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

You Have Been Let Go

Yes. The position is no longer needed at this time… Worrying about what other people think, take the day off. Being bothered by other people’s process, you don’t have to think about it anymore. Letting concerns for how other people feel take up your time and energy, clock out. It isn’t your job anymore, think… Continue reading You Have Been Let Go