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Dreaming big(ger) together

True confession. I forgot and lost confidence to dream big…really, I did. It surprised me, challenged me… and beckoned me to begin dreaming big(ger). I’ve been practicing listening to and stepping into my desires in tiny and mighty ways, from putting work off for a few minutes and going outside for a walk to feel the sun on my skin, to […]

Events & Service Links & Connections Local Pods Stories

Build your community, your tribe. Take a step.

Stark, matte blackbird logo silhouette on whitewashed brick building, and vintage-style cage lighting hung above golden-brown bar and rich, pinewood tables – an environment beckoning us to gather tonight. It is in this chosen space that we discover beauty as perhaps a broadened perspective, as shared tears, the knowing kind of laughter…and total, delicious delight […]

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Inspired Action | 3.20.17

you belong here. Together, we are igniting a global community movement, our path well-worn by steps of inspired vision and action… each making mighty contributions to our world’s great challenges, whether in our backyards or distant lands. Join us.  Here are a few ways to ignite your own beautyFULL path… [printable version]   learn. Watch. Half the Sky Read […]

Seed Sips Stories Video & Sounds

Leaping + Soaring … TOGETHER

I stand at the edge of the cliff. Oh, my. It’s a long way down. My parachute is strapped to my back and it’s up to me. It’s time to jump, I whisper. Heart pounding, my breath is short. I’ve never done this before. I know, I know: I must jump for the ‘chute to […]

Global Projects Stories Travel Kulas

Crossing the threshold + saying YES

It is my humble and wholehearted hope that you will discover more of your story as you read mine. This is an intimate tale of courage, a circuitous journey, belonging, deepening trust, and saying yes.   For much of my life, stories of women and their families around the world, particularly those who are vulnerable and […]