Power, Privilege and Perspective

Responding to Charlottesville and other disturbing recent events, I explored the principles of a nonviolent approach to issues of race, privilege and power during our Wednesday morning practice group last week.The experience left me feeling...

Making Peace with Fear

Gandhi once said, “The enemy is fear. We think it is hate; but, it is fear.” Last week, people from both our Wednesday and Saturday practice groups asked questions about working with their fears.People spoke about everything from the fear of nuclear war and...

Triggered, but Conscious!

Showing up like a grown-up is so challenging when we are triggered.I was recently reminded of this when something unexpected happened in an important relationship, and I felt that intense WHOOSH rush up through me.An unwelcome visitor to my inner sense of...

Falling in the Dark: Presence and Balance

When I tripped over a chair in the dark a few nights ago,And somersaulted my landing, and woke up to a very stiff and sore body for the last week,I wasn’t really all that surprised.It felt quite symbolic really:Falling in the dark.Being brought to my knees.Finally,...
×