Beware of the false bottom!

If our society was a work of literature, it would consist of about 98% long, rambling run-on sentences about division, oppression and all the worst things human beings do to each other. There would be page upon page about what one side wants and why the other side doesn’t think they should have it, followed…

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Snow Days

We humans labor under many delusions that erode our quality of life. One that particularly makes my eye twitch is that we are all extra-special, super-unique little snowflakes. Friends, give me a break. Like most stereotypes and over-generalizations, there’s some truth to it. We all have our own little oddities that make life more interesting…

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What are your true colors?

Humans are complicated and life is messy. One of the many things we do to keep that theme running is miscommunicate, but before you can really communicate with someone else, you have to get on the same page with yourself. If an 8-count box of crayons can represent your emotional spectrum, keep reading. This is…

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Acceptance & Independence

* I’m not sure of the exact date, but I remember the moment. The following post is a throwback, written within my first couple years of living in California. It was a bittersweet time filled with life-changing revelations. This is one of the happiest: I was just thinking of all the friends over the years,…

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How to be Self Rescuing

The calvary isn’t coming.  This may seem obvious, but first you have to realize no one else is going to rescue you. There’s not a person on the planet who could, no matter how much they wanted to. Our culture is saturated with entertainment depicting women seeking the perfect man who will worship her, do at…

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