A Culture of Understanding

What we’ve got here is failure to communicate.  – Cool Hand Luke Communication is complex. We receive information from words, tone, inflection, pacing and silence of another. Communication can get tricky when we speak to someone who has a different gender, culture, socio economic status, religion and political affiliation than our own, specifically if weContinue reading “A Culture of Understanding”

How Do You Turn Hardship Into Growth?

HeartSpace was created to build bridges in our community, create a space for people to share their stories and create a space for people to connect face to face and in person. When one person shares a story not only is that story heard, but often times the essence, lesson or theme of a storyContinue reading “How Do You Turn Hardship Into Growth?”


In March, I co-hosted/ facilitated a council in Los Angeles. The theme was sacrifice. We each gave our own definition of the word and shared our own stories of sacrifice. One prompt: Tell us a story about a time when someone made a sacrifice for you. A line of truth that I spoke: I can’tContinue reading “S A C R I F I C E”