Rejecting Samsara, or Preferring Life to Death

A lot of the time, we keep on doing the same things, over and over, even though they don’t serve us well. Those habits are so deeply familiar that they feel safe to us, though in fact they kill off our spirit, deaden our ability to love the world. The futile continuation of these habits is called samsara in…

A Long Week Starts on Monday

I have a lot going on right now, in my “real” daily life, and in my complicated internal life (which, in all honesty, feels no less real). I am on the writing team for a $25 million grant for the non-profit I work for. I’ve done a lot of grant writing before, so that’s fine,…

Du Bist Mein Liebster – A Few Reading and Blogging Favorites

Du bist mein Liebster means you are my favorite or my dearest. The Liebster Award is designed to recognize bloggers with fewer than 1000 followers (some versions say 200, some say 3000; there are varying opinions) and to introduce them to more readers. I want to thank Sandie from GettingrealwithPTSD for nominating me. Her blog addresses issues of mental…