…, drawn to her contagious smile and honest assessment of being a working mother in the world today. As strange and terrible as social media is sometimes, at other moments, like-minded women come together in perfect harmony to make their small respective worlds a better place.
…to be easy. We want to have fun, and we want companionship, and we want happiness in our lives. But we live in a culture that is very sick, and we’ve learned to operate within that culture, and we’ve taken on some of its sick values and assumptions, so we have to work to unlearn them. Dating is where a lot of those sick values come to a head, because romantic love is the most intense…
Just as I surround myself with wise women who have a knack for home-keeping, I realized I needed to be on the search for people in my day to day that could help me with my “heart-keeping”. But I needed honesty, not bible banging pressure. I needed a straightforwardness coated in gentle nudge that came from a place of love to be at the forefront of these spiritual teachers.
Sipping tea and watching the hummingbirds fight in my backyard has quickly become a fun evening ritual for me and my partner. Sans mobile devices, we chat about this and that, and get a great laugh watching the winged creatures buzz around protecting their respective feeders.