Chaos & Light

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Keeping Our Humanity in Tragedy

Keeping Our Humanity in Tragedy

For me, forgiveness and compassion are always linked: how do we hold people accountable for wrongdoing and yet at the same time remain in touch with their humanity enough to believe in their capacity to be transformed?  ~ bell hooks It's been a couple of days since...

The Story of Them

The Story of Them

“We are all here to contribute our gifts toward something greater than ourselves, and will never be content unless we are.” ― Charles Eisenstein Last week I visited Hiroshima. It happened to be the same day that Trump stated he wanted to leave a decades-old arms...

Seeing the Sacred

Seeing the Sacred

I know that social media isn't very good for me, nor is obsessing over the news. And yet, I find myself not being able to look away. While I do think it is important to be informed, what am I really gaining from being so immersed in it?  I can't help but think from an...

The World I Want to Live In

The World I Want to Live In

We either make ourselves miserable, or we make ourselves strong. The amount of work is the same. ~Carlos CastanedaIn a recent podcast by Sam Harris, he interviewed Jonathan Haidt on his new book, The Coddling of the American Mind. They talked about our current culture...

Moving Beyond Symbolic Consciousness

Moving Beyond Symbolic Consciousness

Symbolic consciousness has seized control of the evolutionary dynamics of life on Earth and deeply impoverished the planetary ecology. – Peter Reason Imagine a world without language, images or the written word. Imagine an organism with awareness of self, a sense of...

Seeing Beyond the Lens of Patriarchy

Seeing Beyond the Lens of Patriarchy

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any”. ~Alice Walker I remember the moment that I really understood how my lens of patriarchy affected me and how it altered the way I showed up in the world. I was in the midst of reading...

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

Anais Nin

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Spirituality For The Rational Mind

Spirituality For The Rational Mind

Often the word spirituality becomes synonymous with a belief in God. However, spirituality is a broader term that is really about our search for meaning. Listen in as Angela Levesque argues that when conscious, everyone is inherently spiritual and why this matters in...

Cancel Culture and Its Impact on our Inner & Outer Freedom

Cancel Culture and Its Impact on our Inner & Outer Freedom

One of the greatest threats to our personal freedom is the cancel culture. Listen in as we explore why it's important to be feel uncomfortable and how that helps to liberate us in an increasingly complex world. What's In This Podcast? The impact technology has on our...

The Victim & The Addict

The Victim & The Addict

We all have a little of the Addict archetype in us. Some times it's as obvious as the junky getting high under the bridge or as insidious as revisiting our Instagram posts every time it pings. But what roles does the addict play, could it be protecting your victim?...