Honoring the men who made us

I love men. Their difference makes them a curious specimen worthy of intense observation. I enjoy ferreting out the inner workings and idiosyncrasies that are so unlike me and the women I know. It’s not a common refrain, this adoration of men. I don’t know about you,...

You Are Meant to Find Your Courage

It’s lingering, ready for the call from you. Raising its hand; hoping you’ll glance its way and grab hold. Courage patiently waits, beseeching you to know your heart, share it with others, and take action on your innermost desires. It asks for your employ so that you...

Candles, Pens & Simple Pleasures

You know, I’m bobbing out here in the middle of the pacific ocean on a paradisiacal island, and we are (thankfully and regretfully) removed from the emotional severity of all that’s happening in the world. We have a different charge here, a different impetus. The...

The Reality-Bending Power of Words

“Words are our most inexhaustible form of magic.” – Albus Dumbledore. Imagine you’ve got a magic wand. You wave it, things happen. You point it, things move. You hold it, it powers you. Guess what, you have this magic wand with you in every moment, and it lives...