Activism, Prayer, Social Justice, Uncategorized, Woman and Nature

Reaching Through Darkness

  The basil I planted in January sits on my windowsill, arching sturdy stems toward the light.¬†I sit back from my computer and take a breath. I feel like those arching basil¬†plants: desiring sunshine, planted a bit too early. Sometimes it feels as if I were born into the wrong time, or perhaps the wrong… Continue reading Reaching Through Darkness

Activism, Social Justice, Women's Circles

Desperation, Exhaustion, and Battle Fatigue: 5 Steps to Healing Along the Way

Like many of you, I am a sensitive person. I am blessed to feel the collective pain and chaos of the human race. Sometimes, it nearly does me in. I long to move into the forest, walk into the woods. Go further, further...into the peace and beauty and quiet of the natural world. Because let's… Continue reading Desperation, Exhaustion, and Battle Fatigue: 5 Steps to Healing Along the Way