Heirs

I’ve been thinking about money and power lately. Mostly because of this Korean drama I’m watching, Heirs. Some of the realities of this world really disturb me. The cruelty that exists. The injustice and unkindness. The entitlement people feel, and the way people grind down those below them instead of trying to help them. It […]

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Bombs

I had a dream the other night that someone was trying to kill me. It was like an action movie. While in the car with my family (in the dream I went home for Thanksgiving), bombs went off in parking garages, next to buildings, on the street, but we always sped off just in time. […]

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Growing in BOLDNESS

Lately I’ve been realizing that I am BOLD. Actually, if I had to name one defining characteristic of myself, I would say that I am gentle. I was thinking recently about how everyone is lovely and attractive in their own way, and I realized that for me, I am the gentle type. I can also […]

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The Lion King: The Power of Identity

The Lion King is one of my favorite movies of all time. I always found its themes of identity, shame, and destiny to be powerfully moving as a kid, and I find them no less so now that I am an adult. Love this clip from the movie: As Rafiki says, The question is: Who are you? […]

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Hungering for more

Yesterday, I started tearing up while reading a nonfiction book on the subway. Think that’s a first. I would say that I’m embarrassed, but actually I’m not––in fact, I’m really happy. These were not depressed, self-pitying tears, but the kind of tears that come from being really touched by something, from remembering a deep unfulfilled […]

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