This time of year so many of us reflect to gain clarity. Something about endings and beginnings that sparks this human behavior. May your new year be clear and bright.Read More
Shortly after my daughter was born, I was so taken in by the miracle of life, I wrote a lengthy composition on our shared birth experience. Writing about her birth and rereading it periodically, I could relive the joy and the possibilities of all that lay ahead.Read More
It is a constant push and pull. Feel better but don't forget. Honor our loss while reintegrating. Tending our hearts when grief is a comforting cloak. And all the while wondering what is real.Read More
From Pine to Palm is Lena's autobiography written during her House Seminar at Brander Hall, Stanford University, March 2000.
"From the womb of a white mother, came forth an olive skinned infant born into two worlds. . ."