Politics and Love

Love, Bombs, and the Resurrection

I have been contemplating power lately, and I started thinking about love, bombs, and the resurrection. Our last election was a shake-up in power, and much of the political debate during the election focused on what does or does not make our country powerful. We have also experienced many protests lately, and in these protests,… Continue reading Love, Bombs, and the Resurrection

Healing Difficult Emotions, Politics and Love, Self-compassion

Overcoming Our Political and Personal Self-Loathing

The U.S. is stuck in patterns of self-loathing (as a nation), and we often don't realize it. This post examines the signs of this problem and how we can overcome it. Political Unrest I love many things about living in the United States; I am also greatly concerned about my country. We live in a… Continue reading Overcoming Our Political and Personal Self-Loathing

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The Politics of Force and the Strange Work of Love: On the Power To Be In Trumpland

Donald Trump’s election has troubled me profoundly, and I have not always been able to articulate why. It is not just the troubling language that dominated Trump’s campaign, although this is definitely a significant concern. It is not just that my preferred candidate didn’t win the election. My preferred candidate has lost an election in… Continue reading The Politics of Force and the Strange Work of Love: On the Power To Be In Trumpland