This summer, me and the Woodstock Festival turn fifty. And as the world rubbernecks between looking back and looking forward, the next generation of badasses are calling us to look ahead. Sure… peek backwards to collect some of the lessons we’ve been asked to learn, and perhaps one day we will learn them. Or maybe not… But if we don’t look ahead and protect their futures… we will miss the opportunity again.
We weren’t planning to uproot our nest just yet, but spirit has the way of directing flow in ways we don’t always want to accept in the moment or methods presented.
Families are struggling on their own, rather than congregating and connecting over the issues arising for our kids, and the Youth are clearly calling for a voice in the conversation. Meanwhile, the military awaits the fallout—the gamers will start looking for new fixes when net neutrality kills their data speed—they will find more drone pilots to enlist. And the Earth Mother continues to call us to attention.
There are many who are focused on the substance abuse issues, and I am here to support those actions in any way that I can. But/And my commitment of time and energy must continue as directed, which, my instinct tells me must remain focused on lifting our young people toward their purpose, creativity and entrepreneurship.
Our first meeting inspired by the loss of Shama, happened tonite at oriole 9. It was intense, frightening and also Continue reading
It breaks my heart to be writing about losing another child I care about to a drug overdose… again. Last night, Continue reading
Because it is not easy being a mom. We have to encompass so much it is staggering. Single moms have to earn the money, do the work to earn it, do the laundry, cook the food, tend the sicktimes, cool the fevers, warm the chilly, drive the car, clean the messes, make the food, clean up the food, buy the clothes, encourage the homework and the efforts and be the strength…
One year ago today, Earth Day, my Father Passed. We can watch others process the loss of a parent, we Continue reading