In many ways, humans beings are like plants. Orienting from the earth, we require water, minerals and nutrients, sunlight, and time. These elements become all the more integral when challenges arise, and sustaining them can generate a sense of safety and calm. Leaning into resources that connect the human experience to earth ecology can provide the kind of comfort and coherence that is necessary to encourage a smooth, and holistic transition.
My relationship to the earth and land was taught to me by my maternal grandmother. In the same way she expressed her care and love for me, she provided care and love to plants and the nourishment they imbue. I witnessed her nurture life. From form to function. Seed to leaf and root. I am… Continue reading Eclipse Season Offerings (+ An Office Update)
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
At some point I made myself believe that my deepest passions were unworthy. For me this training happened early on, too young to know better. While every adult around me seemed to be shutting out creativity, I yearned to make a home of it. I was curious, as all children are, to understand more. This… Continue reading Notes on Passion + A Resource List
Recently, I decided to start a Bullet Jounal after reading an article on Buzzfeed. In truth, my first exposure to this concept was back in 2010 while I was on the board at the Chicago Freedom School. One of my fellow board directors utilized a #BuJo, with serious expertise, and it was inspiring to witness her process.The biggest take away for me… Continue reading Bullet Journal Essentials