History of Valentine’s Day, its meaning of origin, and an invitation to create new traditions.
Emotions manifest themselves in our body in many ways. In fact, patterns of physical reactions can be observed by paying attention to how we feel in our body across a range of emotions. This article in The Atlantic uses heat maps to show how our emotions can affect our body, “activating our nervous system, endocrine, […]
“To live in this world, you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal; to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, when the times comes to let it go, to let it go.” – Mary Oliver The phrase “letting go” has roots in Old […]
“Wild Geese” by Mary Oliver You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. […]
Buildings, like their people, worn by war and long winters. A city of contrasts. These are a people who, in just the past year, have risen up and overthrown a government of extreme corruption and violence. People who, in this lifetime, have survived starvation and genocide by Russian forces – even mass killing by their […]