Category: Guest Post

Liz Cunningham: True Hope is Like True Love

I’ve been thinking a lot about hope this past week. Like so many, I’ve been asking, Where is the hope in this? And asking myself if the hope I write and speak about still holds. My answer to both questions is yes. I’ve been realizing something though—slowly, like the roots of potato plants growing underground, …continue

Recipe Monday: Sacred Medicine Cupboard’s Potassium Broth

Guest Post: Practical Potions with Sacred Medicine Cupboard By Jessica Booth and Jessica Smithson Oh, it’s that time of year again… when the sniffles, coughs, and general winter ailments begin. Everyone is a little run down, their shine slightly dull, thanks in part to the change of seasons, the busy Autumnal schedules of school and …continue

Mark Stephens’ Top 10 Yoga Tips

  There is a wide world of yoga arising from many different streams of thought and practice; be wary of the idea that it’s just this or that. Yoga should feel good, especially the next day. It’s not about force but exploration, appreciation, acceptance, and openness to gradual change. This is santosa, or contentment. Breathing …continue

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The One Great Question

As a professor of philosophy, I try to help people and myself open up the great questions of the heart. And let me also explain what I mean by that, because for me, philosophy has to do mainly with questions. As I sometimes say—only half jokingly—we philosophers don’t do answers, we do questions. We need …continue

It’s Never Too Late to Heal the Father Wound

Many of us have been wounded by our fathers. For some we experienced abuse growing up. For others we dealt with neglect. For most of us, our fathers were absent physically or emotionally more than we would have liked. Many of our fathers died too soon. The first wound occurred for me when I was five years old. My father, …continue

Becoming Visible

I never thought I would write about Lyme disease. I didn’t even like to talk about it. People always said it would be healthy for me to reflect on my experience. Open discussion, they said, would help me better understand what I was going through. But talking about illness always made me feel like I …continue