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A Time to Heal

A Time to Heal

Nov 02 2020

I write on the cusp of the biggest presidential election of my lifetime – and I’ve lived a long time. 

A Season of Transformation

A Season of Transformation

Oct 05 2020

Without so much of the ‘usual’ noise to distract us, many blindspots have been obliterated. What can we now see clearly? What truths about ourselves and our world have we met eyeball to eyeball? And what do we do now?

How Are You?

How Are You?

Sep 21 2020

It’s one of the most asked questions of these Covid-upset, wildly divisive and turbulent times: How are you? Often we give and receive fairly superficial answers to this question. Recently, I’ve noticed a lot more people struggling with how they are or feeling conflicted in how they answer. 

Three “Downs” to be Up for These Times

Three “Downs” to be Up for These Times

Jul 24 2020

It’s all unraveling. Pull on the thread of racism, and you get the same exploitative mindset that is heating up the earth. You see how poverty and white privilege work together to polarize access to education, wellness and wealth.

GODDAMMIT!

GODDAMMIT!

Jul 01 2020

Rebecca Ryan on living fully in the body, like a child – July 2020 I still laugh when I remember this… My friends Steve and…

The Heart of a New Social Contract

The Heart of a New Social Contract

Jun 03 2020

“I can’t breathe!” The dying words of George Floyd. The shock wave through many of us on seeing the senseless brutality of a knee on neck. The exasperated recognition that this death is yet another in a long chain of deaths and violence against black people.

We are all Zen Women

We are all Zen Women

May 04 2020

Rebecca Ryan explores the roles of women in the world of Zen – May 2020 “Where are the women in Zen?” she asked at the…