Millennial Leaders Project Essay REVISED

The more I study such “sacred activists” as Martin Luther King, Jr., and Dorothy Day, I realize that not only is an activism that is grounded in spirituality more effective and more sustainable in creating social change than one that is not, it is also increasingly impossible to personally separate my own spirituality from my … Continue reading Millennial Leaders Project Essay REVISED

What does it mean to hold space?

In the circles I frequent, the term “holding space” gets thrown around a lot. Well-meaning hippie and New Age-y folk use it a lot to mean something like “witnessing someone in a highly-charged emotional state without trying to fix or change.” It's really an amazing skill in vulnerability and acceptance to allow another person feel … Continue reading What does it mean to hold space?