🌷Spring Forward~ 🌷

Spring beautiful spring!  This time of year we are witnessing rebirth, new growth, and fresh energy all around us as the Earth and our lives come out of wintery slumber.  It’s a gorgeous season. I’m writing this on the first day of spring.  It’s raining and already the ground is responding with bits of beautiful color.…

Mom and Home

The concept of environment is one that has always felt very concrete for me.  Until recently, when I heard that word I would think of things like recycling, Earth Day, whales, oceans and paper bags.  I respect the environment, but I wouldn’t consider myself an environmentalist. However, when examining this month’s tenet, the idea of…

How We Value Life

The journey through existence is always teaching us lessons. If we are observant, we can learn so much just from our personal experiences and those of the people around us. Interesting creatures that we are, people are often inspired by the stories of other people and their struggles and triumphs. Dramatic productions have entertained people…

A Young Single Woman’s take on Maternal Feminism

Our capacity to create and sustain human life is a tremendous power from which society can recognize and then begin to organize around.This framework challenges the current predominant social assumption that the sexed female body is less than fully human and therefore an inferior existence. Those words on the Big Ocean Women website stood out…