Holiday queers! What I Know Now!

30 Years After Being Disowned for Xmiss

Ahhh the holidays! My mother stopped talking to me on Christmas day, the rest of my family followed suit. Later, I was actually disowned! I don’t know if my name still appears on any of the papers that connect me to my family of origin. Jajaja! I laugh my queer …

the edge of death…10 years later

the release of my new fine art website as I reflect on 10 years after healing from heavy metal poisioning

It can be difficult to talk about death. Or pain or sickness; or loss or grief. When I first healed from heavy metal poisoning in 2006, I wanted to run and run and run and live. I wanted to live like mad. I didn’t want to remember 10 years of …

Falling, Fire and Fierce Creativity

The Release of Whaleheart and News of the Next Season at our School plus NEW BOOKS from the Community!

The Falling. It’s that delicious time of year when there’s a detectable shift in the seasons. I can feel the changing, the Falling, as everything around me shimmers through yet another of our eternal cycles. I’ve been craving this shift, longing for it. Today after a hot spell, the skies …

The choices we make, the voice we create:

Coming into real power for the kids

I have been silent for months now. Spinning in sacred circle, spiraling further into my heart, deep fuschia ritual exploding out into dusk until night, I pray into the darkness. The blackblue night becomes me, my face pressed into my own eternity, I am star. I steer myself out as …

Peace & Manifestation

[Interviews with Students] the effects of Believing is Seeing 11 months later

[1 day ’till Daily Peace] It’s nearly here! 2015 AND the start of my Believing is Seeing e-course.  I’m excited in all kinds of directions plus we also made my I See Peace e-book free to download today and tomorrow as we turn from 2014 into 2015! And what a …

Peace & Transformation

[Interviews with Students] the effects of Believing is Seeing 11 months later

[23 days ’till Daily Peace] One of the most valuable things about my Believing is Seeing e-course is it’s gentle but powerful approach, making the practice of peace more possible to sustain. Laurie is one of the peace students who gave me a powerful gift. The gift of confirmation. Change …

One thing you can do for Peace

Peace as the embodiment of action

[24 days ’till Daily Peace] At the Teachers 4 Social Justice conference a couple of years ago, I began presenting ideas about how to use peace in the classroom. Not peace as in ‘peace and quiet,’ but peace as a tool for accelerating change and supporting each other in purposeful …