The Truth About Bullying

I know we are all fond of saying “No Tolerance,” and wearing pink shirts, and clucking our tongues around bullying. Do not get me wrong, Sister, I don’t condone bullying of any sorts.

Buuuuut….

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What's It Really Saying?

What if I told you that your Fear was a super-power?

Would you close this page right now? Keep scrolling? Or be intrigued?

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Unnecessary Conflict

I’ve been having a lot of conversations with people lately around showing up and speaking out.

AKA “Sharing your Truth.” The good ol’ spiritual community lingo.

These conversations have circled around what happens when someone disagrees with you, comes back at you, or is generally triggered by what you have to say.

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Tittle Tattle Wiggle Waggle

This morning, I sat at the local dance studio for my daughters’ dance classes.

I’d managed to grab a seat on the bench— a victory most weeks as it’s a hoppin’ place. My two year old was calm and agreeably settled next to me to watch her sister’s last class of the day. I had a knowing I wasn’t going to have to chase her around this week. My coffee was still hot. Life was looking preeeeetty good.

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Self-Care, Shmelf-Care

What a marketing term, “self-care.”

So many industries have really latched onto these words so that they can sell you what you “need” in order to “treat” yourself. Because you’ve “earned” it. Or better yet, you’re approaching burn-out and you’re nearly at your limit of giving and going and doing.

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You, First

How are we really going to heal the world? Sincere insight and sharing what I think.

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Fear in Love's Clothing: my letter to the women pedalling their religion at me

To the Women with the Bibles and the Pamphlets on my porch this morning;

I answered the door looking for a fight.  

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Oh, Cupcake(less)

I went to the grocery store tonight.  I dragged my exhausted, nauseated body, along with the underwear-less body of my two-and-a-half-year old.  Because, you know, Mama's love is like gravity to a toddler, doesn't matter how Mama is feeling.

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Social Responsibility

I’m going to come up with a name for my new experiment of meditating 2 hours per day.

Journey Inward? Meeting myself? Hmmm…

In any case, today’s meditation was so incredibly enlightening.

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Your Only Job is to Show Up

We really complicate life.  Like, Sweet Jesus, do we ever.

We complicate it with expectations- of ourselves, of others, of how we think something should unfold or the way it should go.  And when the expectations aren't met, we're convinced that life is shit and we'e bad and unworthy of unhappiness.

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Safe in the Pain

My on-going journey of meditating for two hours a day continues to astound me.  We're talking daily insights, a feeling of clarity and expansiveness, and being embodied in a way I don't ever recall being before.

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