Discovering Joy through Zoom

Every day, as we all are, I am doing my very best and sometimes that in and of itself can feel quite overwhelming. From moment to moment the choices my husband and I have made range from having heated debates with strangers and friends, to spending quiet, quality time at home completely unplugged, to just … Continue reading Discovering Joy through Zoom

Talk Less, Listen More

My somewhat recent semi-withdrawal from social media began with anger, frustration, sadness, and fear as an increase in meaningless talking points, pseudoscience by non-experts, and political rhetoric overwhelmed my feed by surprising sources. I felt disappointed and began to wonder, as we all do from time to time, why am I even here? In general … Continue reading Talk Less, Listen More

I Am My Father’s Daughter

I am struggling in this current environment. The intensity, divisiveness, and polarizing effects of political opinions is mentally and emotionally draining. The fear that fuels such angry disagreements inevitably enhances that preexisting terror and we end up proclaiming our own opinions louder and louder hoping to overshadow the other side with no end in sight. … Continue reading I Am My Father’s Daughter