Boundaries 4: Blessing the Ground Between Us

The late John O’Donohue, a wonderful Irish poet and mystic, wrote a book of blessings titled To Bless the Ground Between Us.  I discovered O’Donohue via Anam Cara, perhaps his best known work, more than ten years ago, when he was still living.  This idea of blessing the ground between us has stayed with me, […]

Cultural Appropriation

This week I want to explore the idea of cultural appropriation . In the linked article, cultural appropriation is defined as “Taking intellectual property, traditional knowledge, cultural expressions, or artifacts from someone else’s culture without permission. This can include unauthorized use of another culture’s dance, dress, music, language, folklore, cuisine, traditional medicine, religious symbols, etc.” […]

Good Girl Rebellion

RECOVERING FROM POWER LOSS IN 12 STEPS Step 1: Powerlessness We acknowledge the loss of our power. Step 2: Hope We choose to reclaim our own lost power and refrain from exercising power over others. Step 3: Surrender We learn to recognize the extent of our power and surrender the places in which we have […]