What are you voting for?

I've been thinking a lot about voting as collective care, as put forth by CTZNWELL. Politics is the way in which we take care of each other and voting is a direct way of engaging in that care. When we talk about voting, there tends to be a lot of talk about "my right to … Continue reading What are you voting for?

In case you’ve forgotten, I love you.

Sometimes, I get kinda prickly and mean. I'm snappy and short (not in the cute way) with the people around me. And, poor Leo, being the one who's around me most often, bears the brunt of my irritability. Recently, Leo came home and treated me as sweet as could be, even though just an hour … Continue reading In case you’ve forgotten, I love you.

How can I let go of this false self if I don’t understand it?

A friend inquired today why I am so interested in these personality frameworks like the Enneagram. I recalled something author Mark Epstein said in On Meditation, a documentary on... well, you know. He said, "Get who you think you are out of the way, so that who you really are can arise." I think that sometimes meditation is thought of as … Continue reading How can I let go of this false self if I don’t understand it?