mindfulness in a crisis

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Exploded and firefighters are two words you don’t want to hear from an unfamiliar caller, informing you that your mother needs you to come over to the house immediately. Already in the car, heading in the opposite direction, with my husband thankfully behind the wheel. My first response was not…

On “Revolutionary Mothering” | The Laura Flanders Show

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In this, my 6th year of motherhood, I am celebrating my power to radically design a life for my child that does not conform to anyone else’s standards or conventions. I am crafting a life that resists the call to pass on legacies of unexamined dysfunction and empty rituals…

Happy Happy Family-Daze!

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A little #ZenXmas cheer on the first day of Kwanzaa! We can certainly use more unity in this world. #Umoja dhamma for mama* View original post

remembrance + reconciliation: prayers for thanksgiving

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Today, may we appreciate this food and remember those who are hungry. May we appreciate our family and friends and remember those who are alone. May we appreciate our health and remember those who are sick. May we appreciate the freedoms we have and remember those who suffer injustice and…