Dear White Sister

Dear White Sister, It is time we have a heart to heart. We need to talk about race. I know. You may not want to talk about it, especially with a black woman, but we need this to happen if we are going to move forward. I need you to really listen. Your fear of […]

A Chorus of Strong Women

“I write for those women who do not speak, for those who do not have a voice because they were so terrified, because we are taught to respect fear more than ourselves. We’ve been taught that silence would save us, but it won’t.” –Audre Lorde I went through a horrible divorce. Horrible. It was my […]

Lessons From My Yoga Mat

When creating or doing something new, we open ourselves up. We open ourselves up for comment, accolades, good strokes and well wishes. We open ourselves up to new connections and a richer community. Earlier this year I challenged  myself to complete 28 yoga classes in 28 days  …  all types of yoga, including Bikram, the 90-minute […]

The Courage To Create

Almost always, the creative dedicated minority has made the world better. -Martin Luther King, Jr. Dear Creatives, Artists, Change Agents, Radicals and Revolutionaries: It’s time to take a STAND. It is time for you to use your gifts to change the world. To change humanity. It takes courage to create. Every day, we need you […]

Letting Go

Without deviation, progress is not possible. – Frank Zappa Sometimes you just have to admit that things are not working. I am not talking about the “I’m having a bad day” kind of not working. On those days, there is a gin and tonic and a bubble bath with my name on it. I’ll just get […]