why feminine?

Floweing blades of grass stick up between cracks in pavement ESSAY SERIES INTRODUCTION: The Feminine (R)evolution - Using the word ‘feminine’ in the title of my blog has not come easily. In fact, in the way the word is generally used, even hearing myself say it still makes me cringe. I remind… More
PART ONE: One Woman, Post-Trump Stress Disorder & the Whole Catastrophe – The Political Just Got a Whole Lot More Personal - November 9, 2016 – USA. Over the last half-century, a number of stark memories have been seared into America’s psyche so shocking or painful or unexpected that they live largely unmetabolized as an image, a… More
PART TWO: The Inward Turn – Exploring the Soul of Citizenship In The Trump Era (1 of 5) - Madness in Mad Times In 1892, Charlotte Perkins Gilman published a short story titled The Yellow Wallpaper. Gilman’s female protagonist was relegated to an upstairs room by her husband, a doctor, for a ‘rest cure’… More
'Girl With Balloon' wall stencil by the artist Banksy showing a girl in black with her hand outstretched towards a a heart-shaped balloon flying just out of reach. PART TWO: Separation and Reconnection (2 of 5) - Each experience of love nudges us toward the Story of Interbeing because it only fits into that story and defies the logic of Separation. ― Charles Eisenstein I start on the screen of my choosing.… More
A person is screaming. The face is covered with cracking mud, and the person's fists are pressing in one each side of their head PART TWO: Strength – The Essence of Anger (3 of 5) - She’s mad but she’s magic. There is no lie in her fire. – Charles Bukowski On January 21st, 2017 between 3-5 million American women walked out their front door and onto the streets for the… More
A heart-shaped stone with surface crackled like a molasses cookie. PART TWO: Power – The Essence of Hatred (4 of 5) - If you inquire into hatred, itself, it transforms into power. You want to feel hatred, be open to it, welcome it, see what it is about. Where did it come from? What is it trying… More
A star studded sky with a wispy nebula, small disks of distant galaxies, and a few bright stars. PART TWO: Homecoming – Living At A Deeper Octave (5 of 5) - It is impossible for you to go on as you were before, so you must go on as you never have. – Cheryl Strayed My asking the question, “How did we get so terribly lost?”… More