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growth

Vows to Ourselves

While New Year’s resolutions can be very meaningful and helpful, most seem to end up in the bin curbside awaiting recycling, their intended useful life somehow cut short. My personal preference is actually for vows rather than resolutions. They are similar to one another, but I think of vows more as ways I intend to […]

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Activism/Politics america

Arrested in Kenosha – A Protester’s Inside Look at Incarceration

I was arrested. I had come to Kenosha to protest against racial injustice. In the process, I saw firsthand some of the problems which plague our criminal justice system. For years I’ve recognized that our country has unfairly criminalized and incarcerated people of color and I wanted to lend a voice. I certainly didn’t expect […]

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life spirituality

Recognizing the Preciousness in Challenging Times

“Where are we going? Do not ask! Ascend, descend. There is no beginning and no end. Only this present moment exists, full of bitterness, full of sweetness, and I rejoice in it all.” ~Nikos Kazantzakis – The Saviors of God I am feeling so deeply blessed to be alive in the middle of this lifetime. […]

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family VanLife

Blooming Where Planted – musings from vanlife

I’m on a journey. Back in the van, which I love by the way, and I’m driving en route to the midwest primarily to check in on my brothers who both have been struggling health-wise. I love them both and would miss them dearly if either of them should check out of this world before […]

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growth spirituality

Holy Sh*t, We Really are Interconnected

It’s everywhere. Everywhere I look, someone or something is providing support to me. I never quite saw it before like I do now. Sometimes that support is truly for my betterment, sometimes it’s simply making my life easier, but in either case, support seems to be everywhere. The funny thing is, it’s kind of surprising […]