Allow me to introduce you to the two figures above. First is my soul, named Serene Voyager, or Sëri (rhymes with Keri) for short. With her is a wolf named Endless Curiosity, whose main job as matchmaker was to bring my soul and I together for the affair of our lifetime.

These are two of the colorful characters of my upcoming memoir, Skin by Skin: A Soulful Affair. Of course, the third character in my book is methough I admit I am far more reluctant, hesitant, and stubborn than they are. I’m lucky to have them.

Read the preface of Skin by Skin: A Soulful Affair, entitled Before the Beginning.

Everything I writewhether about politics, family, yoga, or spiritualitybegins with an initial nudge (poke, pat, shove) from my soul, after which Endless Curiosity takes the idea and noodles with it for a while. In a world divided, my soul, my Endless Curiosity, and I seek unity, compassion, and connection. I hope you will join us.

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I Write:


-with curiosity, compassion and creativity.

-where the real world intersects the spiritual world.

-to create dialogue and discussion.

-to challenge and inspire.

-to share laughter at our humanness.

-to be of benefit in this world.

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Dec. 5

According to Ishmael: Rooting out Toxic Masculinity from Within our Cultural Stories

This is a nuanced and philosophical exploration of how we come to believe what we believe about masculinity.

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Nov. 2

A Reflection on the Promise and Limits of Compassion

While compassion practices provide a deep sense of oneness and solidarity, no other practice or human emotion, compassion calls us to feel more deeply into the vulnerability of being human.

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Oct. 23

The Backlash Against #MeToo: This is Why We can’t Have Nice Movements

Only patriarchy would make the case that something that is imperfect and incomplete should be rejected. Only patriarchy would suggest that feeling overwhelmed, frightened and receiving less-than-perfect results make the case for pulling back from the world.

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