Monday Mayhem – Passionate advocacy: A calling for change

Help me to invoke the wisdom of those who have come before me and the wisdom of those I am here to lead. When I started thinking about Passionate Advocacy and what that means two questions came to mind. Where can you bring more love to your life? What needs to be cleared away for…

Eff Sh*t Up Friday – So You Want To Be An Activist?

You‘re mad. I‘m mad. We are all fucking mad. The world seems to have gone mad. What do you do when the world goes mad? You stand for something; you start in your little part of the world and create stability and reason so you and those around you can gain your footing. And once…

Monday Mayhem – A prayer for justice

Give us the grace, oh universe, to answer readily the call of social justice and community building and proclaim to all people the Good News of our rising, that we and the whole world may perceive the glory of our marvelous works; who lives and reigns with you and the spirit of love, one love,…

Eff Sh*t Up Friday – Craving Social Justice

I have a craving…a deep desire…a carnal need… Brené Brown once said, “There is no innovation and creativity without failure. Period.” Nowhere is this a more critical concept than in the field of social justice work. Every single day we wake up with the opportunity to elevate the experiences of our communities. Like one of my…

Monday Mayhem – Hold the excuses

I don’t have time. I don’t have the answers. I don’t have the education. I don’t have the training. I don’t know the definition. No one will believe me. No one will take me seriously. I am too young. I am too old. Someone else is already doing that, I am just so sure. People…

Monday Mayhem – Sometimes you’ve gotta encourage yourself

Holy crap…advocacy is hard. What happens when you speak out against the status quo isn’t pretty. Especially if you are a woman. I mean…look at what the right wing is doing to Emma Gonzalez for speaking out against gun violence. Her male counterparts aren’t getting nearly the amount of grief that she is. Engaging in…