Tag Archives: introvert

Go Away, I’m Not Home

I haven’t been here much, certainly not like I had been. Tonight I am tired.  It has been a busy day with entirely too much social activity for my introverted self. Church and pot-luck.  Dinner with my mom.  Carrying on … Continue reading

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Power and Powerlessness

“Sometimes people try to destroy you, precisely because they recognize your power — not because they don’t see it, but because they see it and they don’t want it to exist.” ― Bell Hooks A strange paradox has snuck up … Continue reading

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The Paradox of Bliss

“In patriarchal culture men are especially inclined to see love as something they should receive without expending effort. More often than not they do not want to do the work that love demands. When the practice of love invites us … Continue reading

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