Both/And Versus Either/Or in 2020

In the time of COVID, compassion is needed more than ever. Robin calls the reader to move towards actions of respect for those who are different.

Marking the Days and Sometimes, Rage

Raging Corona Virus Diary April 14, 2020 Normally, my days are marked by church days. On Sundays, it is worship and Adult Christian Education (ACE) when possible. That way, I know if the next day is Monday. I know if it’s Tuesday by its location between church on Sunday and… Read more“Marking the Days and Sometimes, Rage”

Ginger Snaps and Coffee

Love changes us. When we can trust in love and that real love leads us to health and well-being, we can allow the sugar of life to mix with the bitter chemistry of pain, loss, and fear and cook up something as delicious as a life well-lived.

Changing the Story and Changing Perception

“Change the story and you change perception; change perception and you change the world.”  ~Jean Houston   Change is not one of humanity’s favorite gifts. Yet, most humans don’t see change as a gift, but more as moving into the unfamiliar. The irony is that the only thing we can… Read more“Changing the Story and Changing Perception”

A Definition of Butch: by Searching4Self (Permission Granted)

The trouble is, all who are “Butch” are individual; we aren’t a monolith with uniform surfaces and symmetrical dimensions. Each unique person brings their own flavor and flair to this identity. There are commonalities, sure. And there are shared experiences among many who wear this name. But no one true definition will work for all.