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
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?
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
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.
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
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
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…