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Take a Stand with Me in Your Field of Dirt

I am obsessed with Growing Floret.

If you don’t know what this is, rest assured I didn’t either until last week. But it’s one of those things that once you know it, you can’t un-know it—like when that little girl in The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe discovers the magical land of Narnia she can get to through the back of the closet…

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Categories

Women Leading

Head in here if you’re wondering what being a woman has to do with leadership—and why acknowledging that matters. This is where I explore women’s ways of leading while also making space for the feminine in all of us.

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Change + Transition

These posts explore living and leading in turbulent times. This is where the behavioral scientist in me intersects with activism and social justice, offering perspectives and tools to navigate change—and move the needle.

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Lael Stories

Dive into these intimate stories from my own life—in all my various roles—and see how I make sense of my world as I’m living it. Writing is how I figure myself out, and these posts are like breadcrumbs along my path.

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Creativity + Making

Dig in and get messy with me as the artist in me plays at the intersections of making and moving. I’ll show you how creativity is a birthright, not a skill—and how making art and wandering can be key to feeling our way forward.

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Cycles + Seasons

Come inside and remember what we’ve forgotten about living in the natural world. Discover simple ways to plug back into your truth, yield to what’s natural, and design a life that is more round and less linear—and exhausting.

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Spirituality + Magic

Head in here if you’re curious about divinity, metaphysics or how to bring more sacredness and ritual into everyday living. This is the place where I explore the non-traditional, heretical and earth-based practices that root us as we reach.

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Community Favorites

A Letter To Myself in 2019:
Of Course You’re A Racist

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Women Are “In Position”

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Women’s Stories Matter—To All Of Us

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Power: Pure And Simple

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Running Over My Rabbit. Repeatedly.

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You Go First

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Catching & Releasing My Shame

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Yes, And…

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The (Re)Birth of a Nation

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Recent Posts

Calling in the Women

There was a moment in my life nearly nineteen years ago when I struggled to believe something seemingly natural—and as old as time—was even possible. “Struggle” is putting it delicately, actually. It was full-on doubt…a hair away from resignation. I was in the throes of delivering my first son and …

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Take a Stand with Me in Your Field of Dirt

I am obsessed with Growing Floret. If you don’t know what this is, rest assured I didn’t either until last week. But it’s one of those things that once you know it, you can’t un-know it—like when that little girl in The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe discovers the …

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Who Do We Choose To Be? Another Reckoning.

I was sitting on my front lawn the other day staring at the two items in my online cart—one was a book, the other was a weapon. Clearly I had chosen to purchase these at some point in time, and I was struck by their stark contrast. It felt like …

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Fiery missives. Stories with heart. Fresh perspectives. Nutrient-rich field notes.

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