Life is a journey. Along the paths we follow, we all will meet moments where we can’t continue in the same way we have been. Life breaks down, and we experience a rupture event that brings us to our knees. These are never easy experiences. The Heroine’s Journey offers a map of the process many of […]
Our hearts have been heavy as news of the devastating wildfires in Hawaii continue to emerge. 💔 Over 2,700 homes and businesses have been destroyed and more than 100 people and counting have perished, making it the most deadly U.S. wildfire in over a century. It is overwhelming to grasp the levels of loss, shock, […]
When it rains it pours…or maybe more apt for us this week, when it ignites, it burns. 🔥 This is a heartfelt update on what has been an incredibly scary, stressful, and exhausting week. Thank you for bearing witness and holding space for our highs and lows. 🙏🏼 So where do we begin? We wanted to tell […]
I read an article today by Monica Lewinsky called The Forgotten F-Word in the Pandemic. Can you guess what F-Word she is referring to? No, not the colorful expletive many of us were yelling at our screens during the presidential debates. The F-Word she is poignantly calling our attention to pertains to the complex ways we FEEL during this […]
What does it mean to soul search? Is it something that you go looking for and some day find? Does it stop after you “find it”? Or is it an ongoing process? I would wager it’s the latter. The soul is an inseparable and essential part of ourselves. It actually isn’t “out there” at all, […]
One unexpected, but lovely, consequence of this pandemic is that I’m meeting more of my neighbors. Are you? It’s strange to say but during normal life we don’t seem to make time for even those that live closest to us. We pass by quickly in our cars, maybe we wave. I met Lynda early on […]
Get a taste of what Wakes is all about with this little collection of posts. It’s a good place to start if you are wondering why we are here.