Tag Archives: Empowerment

Honoring the ugly door — Giving adversity its due

I’ve been hearing a lot about gratitude these days. Normal, right? Thanksgiving inspires us and we’re posting, tweeting, blogging, talking about the things we’re grateful for. I love it. Gratitude brings warmth to our lives, and in its glow, everything … Continue reading


Moving into the Great Stillness — For Gabrielle Roth

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Ten years paralyzed – A wild, wrenching, wondrous ride

Today is the 10-year anniversary of my fall. It’s weird. I feel a very strange mix of emotions. On the one-hand, it feels surreal. There was a time when I didn’t think we’d ever hit this milestone, when I was … Continue reading


Roar! — Welcoming Sekhmet

I have a new Goddess on my altar — Sekhmet, from the Egyptian pantheon. I was speaking at the Goddess Temple of Orange County a few weeks ago and met Candace C. Kant and Anne Key, who had just released … Continue reading


Opening for His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Last week, I had the greatest dream. Aidan and I were visiting the campus of UCI, my undergraduate alma mater. I was walking on the grounds, pushing him in a stroller, when someone ran up to me and breathlessly asked … Continue reading