Making Compassion my Hoe

Saturday morning I went to a family yoga class with my three boys. While I was helping my sons out of the car, I saw another mom also unloading her children. Her six-year-old daughter was wearing high-heeled shoes. I judged that mother wrong. On our way inside, my 3-year-old dropped his mat. It unrolled across…

Seeds of Change Book Review

It’s Book Sharing Monday from Smiling Like Sunshine! We read a lot of books in this family and I love hearing from other parents when they come across a book that their kids liked. So, I’m going to be adding weekly posts about books that my kids recommend. Feel free to share any you’ve come…

To My Dear One

Every week join us. Write, post, link-up, share your story and your voice. Be part of carrying the weight of confidence, empowerment and share our mission to empower, inspire, and remind women, parents and children that the time has come to celebrate ourselves! This week we were asked to post a Just.Be.Enough moment in the form…

I knew I had to… moment

Every MONDAY join us. Write, post, link-up, share your story and your voice. Be part of carrying the weight of confidence, empowerment and share our mission to empower, inspire, and remind women, parents and children that the time has come to celebrate ourselves! This week we were asked to post a Just.Be.Enough moment based on the…

Metta Tags

I have been quietly sending metta, or lovingkindness meditation, to two people who have really caused havoc in my life. I am not getting caught up in it. But, everyday, 20 times a day, I purposefully stop and think of these persons. I say their names to myself. Without any judgment or attachment, I imagine…

Without Arjuna Within

Ahimsa, Satya and Moral Relativism Is that subtitle heavy enough? I haven’t written anything new in two weeks. I don’t know if I would call this writer’s block or not because it’s not like the ideas haven’t been there. I have been wrestling with heavy ideas and I can’t seem to tease out exactly what…