The purpose of life is not to transcend the body, but to embody the transcendent.” Living into interconnectedness, inclusion, and hospitality requires our bodies, as well as minds and hearts opened to stories that reveal impact has more to teach us right now than intent.

Our Mothers’ Gardens

Within a book of similar title, Alice Walker published a collection of essays in which she culled her personal history, including memories of her mother, for gifts for her own daughters. In her work, it is clear that we learn not just from what those who nurture us say, but what they do. An important … Continued

Crossing Lines

There are lots of people who lead spiritual practices that want to invite you into your body. To notice it. To take a deep breath, and then do it again. But bodies aren’t always fun to be in, and sometimes being embodied is the last thing we want to be.