Men + Myself + God

Self-love is a marketing ploy…

by Patia Braithwaite

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The only thing I know for sure is that we’re all okay.

Beyond that…I’ve got nothing.

See, evangelical self-love used to be enough for me. It gave me fodder for countless blog posts, book ideas, and staccato poems, but there’s something beyond self-love…I’m certain of it. Read the rest of this entry »

The Body is Political

by Patia Braithwaite

I don’t write about politics — not because I’m uninterested, but because I’m intimidated. I’m one of those ridiculous Americans who can’t name the Supreme Court Justices (I can name about 3??). I’m not proud of this, but I write to tell the truth: so much of my life is surrounded by what is popular, what is accessible, and what is available.

I’m most aware of what’s being marketed to me. We all know what’s marketed to us will probably kill us…

I’m realizing the body is inherently political. Yes, I’m a soul on a far-out cosmic journey, but … Read the rest of this entry »

Quickie: Yesterday I was clever…

by Patia Braithwaite

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“Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself…”
Rumi

(I’m slowly tiptoeing back to my regular posting schedule, bear with me…)

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