Listen before Speaking

Listen before Speaking

Sit for a while, and try on how it feels to come to another in moments of joy or disharmony listening. How does this feel? Listen before speaking, and listen some more.   I was raised where the modeling was to speak and keep speaking louder and louder. As the volume...
Time to Challenge

Time to Challenge

And now the shaking I’ve been feeling For most of my life Has made its way To my physical truth The fears I’ve been holding Have now appeared In my pores For I have squelched The passions Of my soul Until almost too late.   I opened though And there’s no Shutting down...
Meeting Love Again

Meeting Love Again

Hands on heart often feeling throughout my days being alone, not wanting Yet, meeting love again for the first time I want passion Reciprocated offering self full and more Back and forth bouncing catching each other Before we fall or together hitting the sky and the...
Are you still here

Are you still here

My heart opened Right into your being Beyond all the traumas That direct so many days. Continued into places Rarely felt and finding Untouched portals into my soul. And yet I don’t remember asking, wishing it To leave me alone and then not And here you remain Where...
Breathe free

Breathe free

I’m sitting on a train from Seattle to Vancouver BC—reflecting on when the border was permeable and seen as welcoming neighbors. Similarly though, with Mexico. We now detain and rip apart families at the southern border and craft unnecessary complexity at the last US...