Month: January 2020

  • The Sacred Moon Circle

    I remember a time when my tribe gathered monthly in a sacred moon circle illuminated by candlelight. Sometimes we’d tell stories, other times we’d sing…

    We entered the sacred American Indian sweat lodge together, and when the heat became too blistering to handle, we prayed harder and harder to Mother Earth, her heartbeat reverberating throughout the earthen floor and blanketed walls of her womb…

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  • How I Struggle with Being Both Angry & Compassionate

    I’m angry. But for years, I buried it. “You must be the change that you wish to see in this world.”…

    Whenever I witnessed injustice or some other blood-boiling incident, I took “alt-Gandhi’s” directive to heart. I was the change. Or so I thought. My weapons were love, compassion, and integrity. And silence. You know, because I chose to live by example…I was being the change.

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