Gratitude Changes Everything

When I am grateful I find my grace. 🌼 Admittedly it has been painful to witness the horrors occurring within Myanmar, but even more so the global lack of appropriate response. Meanwhile girls are being abducted from their schools by the hundreds in Nigeria by terrorist groups. There is an ethnic genocide occurring in Ethiopia. [...]

Jogging While Black

We must learn to be in the world. Not of the world. Buddha said this. Earlier this morning, I posted two things on my social media regarding the tragic murder of the young black jogger killed in Georgia by what I see otherwise as three white men acting as modern day slave patrols. However, after [...]

Assemblages: Anti-Oppression Works

The UNC Greensboro Women's and Gender Studies Program organizes and hosts their Annual Research Symposium each Spring. I am honored to have co-organized, presented at and gave opening remarks at this year's conference. Conference attendees keep asking me to post those remarks...So here they are: In a time when a national figurehead can say or [...]

Acceptance is the Mantra

2018 shattered illusions. 2019 is about seeing without the veils, about moving from 3D to 5D thinking. As the midnight hour neared, they asked me what I wanted for the New Year. I had no answer. What I had wanted more than anything in 2018 did not come to pass. They say the sun always [...]

Gods and Giants.

I always gain something and leave something behind when I visit India. My love for this country knows no bounds. My heart expands each time I have the chance to go here. I went into the country crying this time, and I left crying, both times for the deepest of loves a human can know. [...]

The Lioness Speaketh

I chose today to share with the world a conflict (having had to do some research for a graduate class) I have followed in SE Asia's Myanmar, formerly Burma, after spending a semester abroad there in 2014. I feel the Western world completely disengaged, let alone aware or concerned in the least, with what is [...]