It’s sweet to give and receive feedback. This week I’m focused on asking people to buy stamps (please do all of you who live in the United States). I commented on a number of posts about the threat to the… (READ MORE)
I regularly–as a meditative contemplation (bhavana)–ask myself how does my life contribute to perpetuating systems of injustice and harm to our whole eco-system? Then I contemplate what to do about it.
I’m spending the weekend via Zoom with Michelle Johnson, for a “Skill in Action” retreat, where she is creating and holding the space for exploring how we individually and collectively can act to bring more communal justice, through anti-racist action,… (READ MORE)
Here’s the garden after the thunderstorm. Please take some healing, grounding breaths and then take action about increasing federal military presence in cities with peaceful protests.
Protest is patriotic.
What a different message–signs on glass windows and those on boarded up windows. I was out of the house on Tuesday for garden supplies. How much things in the neighborhood seem to change when I’m going out only a couple… (READ MORE)
In “Me and White Supremacy,” (see excerpt below), Layla Saad writes that “allyship is not an identity but a practice.” How is your sadhana? Are you shifting it to recognize how you can most optimally participate in this turbulent time?
A year ago I met Maitri, then being called Banana, in foster care. In honor of our anniversary, here’s another day of Maitri pictures, along with an excerpt from Layla F Saad’s “Me and White Supremacy.” (Note: DC residents, DC… (READ MORE)