Boundaries I: Strawberry Jam

Since I began this blog I’ve wanted to write about boundaries, not only because I myself am trying to develop better ones, but also because it seems to me boundaries are a large part of what’s broken in our culture. We’re all aware of headlines from all over the world about human rights, ethnic and […]

Self-Defense

I went to a self-defense class last weekend, and it changed everything. I’ve been thinking about self-defense a lot lately.  In the past month or two I came across a book by Kelly McCann titled Combatives For Street Survival, illustrated throughout with photographs. That book opened up a whole new world to me. Not only […]

Boundaries 2: Furry Pickles

This is the second of I’m not sure how many blogs about boundaries.  See last week’s blog for the beginning of the discussion! Today the aspect of boundaries I want to explore is the one I have the most trouble with.  This aspect concerns managing boundaries with people we love. Continuing with our metaphor of […]