Being white and “whiteness” are not the same things. I want to share with you what I learned about how “whiteness is a thing.”

It is designed to make you think it does not apply to you, even as it seduces you into using its deceptive tactics to advance its…

Deborah and Heather Mizeur on their wedding day August 27, 2005

John Lewis is now lying in state at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. History knows and has recorded all of the amazing contributions he has offered to this world in his tireless goal of calling humans to their highest selves. …

The seeds of liberty were cloaked in hypocrisy from the very moment colonizing slaveholders drafted and signed our Declaration of Independence two hundred and forty-four years ago today. No wonder the promises of freedom have been so elusive. But there is a new day dawning in America.

The concept behind…

George Floyd. Amaud Arbery. Breonna Taylor. Bothem Jean. Atatiana Jefferson. Elijah Al-Amin. Philando Castile. Alton Sterling. Jordan Davis. Anton Black. Eric Garner. Michael Brown. Trayvon Martin. Tamir Rice. Sandra Bland. Freddie Gray.

These are only the names I can remember.

I can barely contain the rage at there being too…

Chester Puccini 5/23/06–4/29/20

Navigating life can be bittersweet.

On a recent Wednesday, my fourteen-year-old dog crossed over the rainbow bridge. On the following Monday, my twelve-year contract job was terminated with no notice. Fifty days into our pandemic quarantine and I would lose my best friend AND my income in the same week.

Maine’s wild blue berries, part of the love letter from Mother Earth

Mother Earth, how would the world be different if we radically loved you?
Ask instead, my child, how the world would be different if you knew MY radical love for YOU?

Say that again?
Our relationship is alive and dynamic. But you have forgotten. For just one day, allow your hearts…

Calamity is a fierce teacher. She has birthed many awakenings. When I stepped outside of the tiny shack that had been my isolated retreat home for 30 days in the Amazon jungle, I was entirely unaware of the unique global moment that had unfolded around me. …

Heather Mizeur

teacher and author of radical love and heart wisdom | agitator for mindful social action | CEO + Founder, Soul Force Politics

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