Let Your Life Speak

Asha Sanaker
Rediscovering the lost art of integrity
Created 28 Dec 2020
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  • Winter On The Inside
    13 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 0 2
    For several years now I have insisted that the way we celebrate the winter holidays here in the United States does not suit me. Starting with Thanksgiving, and then progressing into the Christmas seas...
  • And Now For Something Completely Different...
    10 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read
    In a few short weeks, we’ll reach the first anniversary of Let Your Life Speak. A whole year! We’re 96 editions in as of today and I can barely believe it, honestly. My life looks so different than it...
  • Perched At The Center
    06 Dec 2021 • 2 min read • 2 0
    I woke this morning to an essay by one of my favorite writers, Sophie Strand, about the notion of embodied cognition. First, her description of the relationship between a spider and its web caught my ...
  • Sh*t To Help You Show Up December 3, 2021
    03 Dec 2021 • < 1 min read • 5 2
    If someone were to ask you what the opposite of compassion is, what would you say? Cruelty? Mercilessness? What about self-worth? The opposite of self-worth would be unworthiness, yes? There is a Budd...
  • Developing Your Voice
    29 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 4 0
    There was an inexplicable pipe sticking out of the ground in my best friend Elizabeth Stein’s backyard. We decided there were little people living underground just below. We proclaimed ourselves their...
  • 'Tis Officially The Season
    26 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    Hey, friends. If you celebrate Thanksgiving, I hope your day yesterday was lovely. Mine was slow, relaxing, and pretty quiet. It was just me and my two kids this year. I puttered slowly through fairly...
  • Humble & Grateful
    22 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 4 2
    I went to Quaker Meeting yesterday. It’s the first time I’ve been to Meeting for Worship in person since March of 2020. It’s practically the first time I’ve sat in silence for an hour since March of 2...
  • Sh*t To Help You Show Up November 19, 2021
    19 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 2 0
    I am generally of the opinion that we should only do one holiday at a time. In my house, I refuse Christmas decorations and music until after Thanksgiving. But my kids, like many folks, are already st...
  • I Want To Be Careless
    15 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 4 2
    I’ve been thinking about trust the last few days— what it means and what it feels like. Do you have people in your life that you trust completely? Why? Did you trust them immediately or did you build ...
  • Sh*t To Help You Show Up November 12, 2021
    12 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    When I was maybe 10 or 11-years old I came upon a first edition paperback of Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye on a RIF table in the school library. RIF was “Reading Is Fundamental” and the RIF table sho...
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