Category Archives: Racism

Do You Know How To Rest? Learning a Life-Saving Strategy

I have had a complicated relationship with “rest” over the years. My first awareness of this was when I found myself unable to step down on my foot without excruciating pain. It came out of the blue from one step to the next. One moment I could walk and the next moment I couldn’t. It

Divided We Stand: Can We Survive Our Differences?

One of the most promising things I witnessed this past weekend was a conversation between two young women—one was attending a Trump protest about the vote counting and the other one was carrying a “Make America Gay Again” sign.  They told the reporter that they have been having a good time talking to one another

Mindfulness and Racism

Being on Facebook has given me a view into the wide range of beliefs, ideas, and feelings that people are having right now. What I have discovered should probably not have been surprising, but the comments have been everything from transformational to shocking. I have found one type of post particularly interesting. It goes something

On Becoming an Antiracist

Let me start out with “This has been a horrible week.” In the middle of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic in which over 100,000 people have died, two incidents have overwhelmed my heart. Of course, I’m talking about Chris Cooper’s unfortunate encounter with Amy Cooper in the park and the death of George Floyd by the