Courage in the Contradictions

On the afternoon of February 14, my school was buzzing with more than the usual amount of middle school energy. Teachers had exchanged the school colors we usually wear on Wednesday for red attire in celebration of Valentine‚Äôs Day. Student council members were dressed up to deliver singing valentines to their classmates. The hallway was…

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Sleepless in Colorado

I’m writing this from a cabin in Colorado. It is 3am and I’m surrounded by fourteen sleeping women. We are all here to serve on work crew for a women’s retreat this coming weekend, and I’m their leader.

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Forward Thinking, Backward Remembering

We began our yoga class backwards to what we normally do. At least that’s how I felt with a new teacher who began the class differently.

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