Turning Violence into Nourishment: Talking About America’s Gun Culture, Mass Shootings, and the Way Forward

Hi Beautiful! Why do we have such a hard time talking about guns in the U.S.?  Why are we so adamant about our “right” to own tools for killing?  Is it possible America worships guns and violence?  Does it seem like we’re more preoccupied with our right to own arms, than concerned with the quality, … Continue reading Turning Violence into Nourishment: Talking About America’s Gun Culture, Mass Shootings, and the Way Forward

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Don’t Fake It Until You Make It, Face It Until You Embrace It!

Parts of me are scared, nervous, and frustrated ... and it's fantastic!  You see, partially by choice, and partially not, my occupational energies are shifting to destinations unknown along paths previously untraveled.  Honestly, it's scary, thrilling, and paralyzing. Satya, the yogic practice of truthfulness, invites us to lovingly be honest with and about ourselves, and … Continue reading Don’t Fake It Until You Make It, Face It Until You Embrace It!

A Practical, But Challenging Way We Can Make Sense of and Respond to the Vegas Massacre

“Love alone is credible; nothing else can be believed, and nothing else ought to be believed. … The first thing that must strike a non-Christian about the Christian’s faith is that it obviously presumes far too much. It is too good to be true.” - Hans Urs von Balthasar “Love is the strongest force the … Continue reading A Practical, But Challenging Way We Can Make Sense of and Respond to the Vegas Massacre