The Devil is in the Details

Have you ever been so consumed with the details of something in your life that you are afraid to be present in your day to day existence? I have. Have you ever allowed waiting for the perfect moment stop you from doing the one thing your heart desired more than all else? I have. Have…

Eff Sh*t Up Friday – Poem for Graceful Revolution

Grace is the revolution Grace is stepping into the unknown Grace is willingness to fail Grace is being open to hearing how you have hurt others and changing your response to life instead of using defensiveness to cope Grace is knowing that something bigger than you is giving you strength Grace is knowing you have…

Monday Mayhem – March for our Lives

This morning a friend of mine posted this poem on Instagram: This poem resonated with me so deeply for a number of reasons. One is that I am seeing a whole lotta policing of peoples actions in activism and that makes me worried for the future of all sorts of movements. We are human beings…

Monday Mayhem – Disrupting Christianity

I grew up Mormonish (LDS lite) in Utah. My relationship with God and Christianity was complicated to say the least. As a bisexual (sometimes lesbian, always queer) woman I hated religion and what religion stood for. To me it was hateful and biased. To me it held no space for growth and love. And so…

Lost in Translation (Stepmother)

I remember the moment I found out he had children. It was night, I had been drinking and fucking around on Facebook. I thought I had found his Facebook page. His profile picture was of kelp so I wasn’t sure if it was him or not. It said he was married. I clicked on her…

Be. Grace.

You do not have to control everything. You do not have to create chaos where there is none. You do not have to tell people what to do to feel like you are in control. You are loved and this isn’t something you need to sabotage. You are safe. No one is going to hurt…