"I don't like my body!" My then-2-year-old screamed. I'm pretty fearless with her, mind you, and it takes a lot for anything she says or does to faze me. But this one stopped my mind for a moment, and in that moment, I raced into the past and ahead to the future.
A Tashlikh Meditation for the Self and the Nation
It is the new year, as celebrated by some of our ancestors. One more journey around the sun. Time to take stock.
The consent game
The message is clear: unless her health or safety are at stake, she and she alone gets to decide who touches her body. Period.