A bit of spring memoir inspiration + a giveaway

A bit of spring memoir inspiration + a giveaway

I’ve been blogging about my life for almost five years and just the other day was attempting to articulate with my book launch team the special ‘space’ that blogging creates in the world — for my readers (hopefully) as well as for me. I won’t lie, there’s a...
I distract myself

I distract myself

The other day a dear friend asked me what I did when I was upset at something, or someone. When my anger or sadness was taking over every minute. How did I handle it to stay calm and okay? I paused before answering. (Did I mention we were running, and I always have to...
What will ease my heart?

What will ease my heart?

The weirdest thing is happening to me. As I’ve written here, I am becoming more and more able to identify my false tapes as they surge into my head. And to breathe and ease them away. “You deserve to die!” they scream inside me. “Breathe, Lisa. It will pass,” I reply....
The horror of extremist beliefs

The horror of extremist beliefs

Last week hundreds of couples toting (I believe unarmed) AR-15 rifles attended a “Blessing” – a ceremony sanctifying marriages – in Newfoundland, PA. This ceremony was conducted by an offshoot of the Unification Church – the Sanctuary Church – that is led by one of...