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Meditating for Inner Knowledge

One of the translations of the word, Namaste, is “the light within me sees the light within you.” In other words, recognizing the inner strength in myself and seeing the same in others helps us recognize that there is no right and wrong, male and female, old and young, mean and kind, just people that…

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Breastfeeding Older Children in Public, Part One

Do you care about whether a mother and older child are breastfeeding? Or do you care about whether a mother and older child are breastfeeding in public?   The first question is the important one as the financial and societal cost of not breastfeeding and the personal benefits to mother and child are arguably well-established.…

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The Bionic Writer

NaBloPoMo stands for “National Blog Posting Month.” The goal is to write a blog post every day for the month of November. It’s a tall order for someone who hasn’t been writing, much less blogging, for several months this year.  But, I’ve taken the challenge twice before and it has inspired me to write better,…

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On Being Brave

I have a wild pool of water that has beautiful unpredictable ripples. It reflects a golden light that is more beautiful than anything I have ever seen. The patterns it creates are always changing and endlessly fascinating. I gaze at it with love. I found the perfect bowl put the pool in. So I scooped…