Choosing the “Red Pill”

I recently returned from a one-week meditation retreat for practitioners of color at Spirit Rock Meditation Center. I try to attend at least one meditation retreat annually – it’s such an important reset for me, as a practitioner living “in …...

The Magic of Summer

I often find it ironic when parents insist on keeping up the appearance of Santa Claus for the reason of “keeping a sense of magic alive” in the kids. What happens to their sense of magic when they realize it …...