Tonglen meditation is a healing practice. The word tonglen is Tibetan, and means “giving and taking.” It is also translated as “sending and receiving.” Rooted deeply in Tibetan Buddhist teachings of mindfulness and service, tonglen is designed to transmute and transcend suffering, not only on the personal level but on the global as well. Seeking […]
About Lasara Firefox Allen
Lasara Firefox Allen is a best-selling author, coach, educator, and activist. Her book Sexy Witch (nonfiction, women’s spirituality) is published in four languages and distributed globally. Lasara offers workshops and retreats on a variety of topics; relationships, sexuality, parenting/family dynamics, media literacy & body-image, writing, and spirituality.
Married to the love of her life, Robert Allen, and mother to two amazing kids, Lasara and her family live in the wild lands of northern California. They surround themselves with a community of loving, like-minded souls. Find out more at www.LasaraFirefoxAllen.com.
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Hey lefties and radicals, let’s make room for folks not doing everything “perfectly,” yeah? What I see is that those who are new to radicalization are being schooled so often that they leave instead of becoming empowered to continue on the path. I am not saying that we need to make room for white tears, […]
Stop policing people’s expressions of anguish. Stop telling people – and especially women – to shut up. To seek unity. To let it go. To move on. I am afraid for and in my queer AF, female assigned at birth, gender nonconforming body. I am afraid in and for this body. AND afraid for my […]
My plans for the trump presidency: * Keep loving like (and whom) I do. * Keep fucking like (and whom) I do. * Keep talking like I do. * Keep dressing like I do. * Keep writing like I do. * Keep working for social justice like I do. * Also, even though it won’t […]
Eight years ago I spent days on the phone with GOTV projects for Barack. Four years ago I did it too. I haven’t done that for Hill. And I’m not even sure why. I mean, I’m busy, but that is not an adequate excuse. We make time for important things. I am honestly excited about […]