While California Burns, I Find Myself Planting

Thousands of acres in California are burning. Trees and plants, homes and fields. It tends to happen at this time in the year when the land is dry and rains have not come for months on end. But this year stands as one of the worst for California fires in recent history. This morning IContinue reading “While California Burns, I Find Myself Planting”

Church, Coronavirus, and the Comfort Level of an HSP – 40-Day Journal – Day 14

  By HSP Mama On Sunday, I went back to church for the first time since early March. My husband had been attending for several weeks now, along with whichever of our kids wanted to go. I stayed back with whoever did not want to go. In truth, I did not want to go toContinue reading “Church, Coronavirus, and the Comfort Level of an HSP – 40-Day Journal – Day 14”

40-Day Journal – Day 4

By HSP Scholar When I was growing up, I remember being taught that faith is the opposite of fear and if you have enough faith then you cannot be a captive to fear. I spent much of my childhood teen years and even early adulthood captive to fear and anxiety, and often assumed it wasContinue reading “40-Day Journal – Day 4”

Looking Up – Attentiveness Amidst COVID-19

By HSP Mystic What will people think when they look back on this time? COVID-19, the coronavirus, pandemic, fear, anxiety. What do we think, we who are in the midst of it now? COVID-19, the coronavirus, pandemic, thinking, anxiety. I wonder if we do think about it as we should, as we might. If weContinue reading “Looking Up – Attentiveness Amidst COVID-19”

J. K. Rowling Is Not a Single Tweet (And Neither Are Any of Us)

Several days ago, J. K. Rowling commented on an article, with largely negative backlash from many former fans of the Harry Potter series. A New York Times article set up the story by providing a one-sided back story and added the negative response of several Harry Potter fans – those agreed in calling her reactionContinue reading “J. K. Rowling Is Not a Single Tweet (And Neither Are Any of Us)”