A Year of Restoration

Dear friends, I write to you from my (current) bedroom, a space filled with the aroma of warm coffee and the quiet hum of morning. Outside the sun glows bright on a blanket of snow. Trees extend their joints to the blue sky. Everything around me seems to be in prayer. This moment calls for… Continue reading A Year of Restoration

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Listening for the Sound of Change

Dear friends, Chaos engenders a multitude of things: darkness, disorder, unknown boundaries. A spark in the woods where wilderness is always. There is something to be said of this origin from which we all come from; though cataloged by imaginary lines drawn in the earth, deep down, we know there really is no such thing… Continue reading Listening for the Sound of Change

Notes on Resilience

Dear friends, Can I be honest? This week has been hard. It has triggered old wounds and new wounds, bringing sediment to the surface so that it may be examined. This week I found myself uncomfortable in my own vulnerability as I watched the #MeToo dialogue unfold. Challenging as it has been to revisit personal… Continue reading Notes on Resilience

Notes on Community, Collaboration, and Collective Work

By next week's end marks I will have completed my last winter term as a graduate student. As the weeks and months go by, I continue to return to a piece of advice offered to me by an alumnae (and mentor) before she left the Austin area. The phrase, "finish strong", still resonates as deep… Continue reading Notes on Community, Collaboration, and Collective Work

Notes on Sprouting Energy

This week was full of lessons. The fact that the coming New Moon in Aries and the season of Aries are occurring in tandem, has seemed to amplify the effects. This sprouting energy has also been peppered with some awesome news, and I've curated a few of my favorite gems to share with you!  Sandra… Continue reading Notes on Sprouting Energy

Freestyle Friday Vol 26

This week I've been craving an extra dose of inspiration. Thankfully, I found an abundance of it for this week's curation of gems from around the web, all centered around wellness, women of color, and storytelling.  ◊ As a clinical intern in a medical program, my job is to listen. You can image how stoked… Continue reading Freestyle Friday Vol 26