Elected Angels

Elected Angels

A Story of Grief, Mercy, and Power in the Dawn of the Donald December 8, 2016 — My grief over the election outcome had calmed from the loud roar that halted my breath, to a soft whisper of a slight discomfort in my belly. I had begun the work of relationship repair,...
The Invitation Home

The Invitation Home

(Originally published on Thrive Global: https://journal.thriveglobal.com/the-invitation-home-9ff5da75ce05) The invitation to travel to Pine Ridge with the Center for Mind-Body Medicine could not have been more ill-timed to arrive at the doorstep of my life. I had just...
Covered Exposure

Covered Exposure

A Muslim psychotherapist reflects on the day she revealed her religious identity to the world We met every Tuesday—to sew under the leadership of master tailor, Bonnie Allen.  They were all retired, mostly white women, living in the warm bubble of San Francisco Bay...