Accepting Myself

Accepting Myself

Throughout our lives we grow and change, sometimes on a day to day basis. The experiences we have impact how we see the world, how we feel safe in the world and sometimes how we identify. Our identities are diverse; how we identify ourselves can range from personality...
We Grow Up

We Grow Up

While watering my garden on a pretty day this past summer, a young man and his male partner and dog approached.  The tall, blond man asked if I had once lived on another street. Reluctantly, I said yes.  Smiling widely, he said, “I am the Mormons.” Waiting...
National Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day

I realized I was a lesbian at the age of ten but was unable to do anything about it because I really didn’t know what that meant.   I was too young to understand sexuality in that way, but I look back on that now and know what gender warmed me most at that age.  I got...
Radical Vulnerability

Radical Vulnerability

The shoulder is an amazing combination of strength and fragility.  Many years ago, at 15, the right shoulder attached to the rest of my body dislocated and changed my relationship to movement.  My role in the scene took a half hour max, yet in seconds, my shoulder...
Look at Your Wings. Notice Their Color.

Look at Your Wings. Notice Their Color.

A typical guardian angel may be a spirit or feeling or this manifestation could be a living being that guides the next moment. Guardian angels appear, send their message, do their deed and then are gone. Belief in a guardian angel is easier if you’ve had one enter...