I have one of those electric toothbrushes that gives you a signal after you have brushed for 2 minutes. These days, my PCA holds onto my elbow and hand while I brush. I can still steer the toothbrush, but she is there adding strength to my arm and grip. As with many...read more
Living into my kind promises (and contemplating writing a new book), I discovered that several of my promises seem to say the same thing. There are shades of difference, but they are very similar. Consider this: I will surrender patiently. I will open to each moment....read more
Yesterday, I sent postcards to my state and federal Senators and Representatives as part of https://www.womensmarch.com/100. I told them: "I want to live in an America where: -We use renewable energy, have clean air and water and preserve natural wonders. (I grew up...read more
Why even have a kind promise about forgiveness? Forgiveness is about letting go of the stories. The stories about what you did or who you are, what I did or who I am that mean we cannot imagine ourselves enough and we cannot risk opening to each other. This is not...read more
How can our lives become more compassionate and creative – even in the face of difficulty? How can we connect with the sacred? I explore these questions by practicing the kind promises, report my wrangling here and summarize my discoveries in a monthly newsletter.