Carrie Lee Ferguson

I remember the ache.  I remember how it badgered me one morning at the breakfast table, the song from Sesame Street popping up in my head: Which one of these things...

I was recently involved in an endeavor with a group of highly intelligent and professional people, and yet the modus operandi was this: kill off the people with whom you don’t...

I live three blocks from the Atlantic Ocean in North Florida.  Suppose one day some people decided that we were no longer allowed on the sand, unable to swim in the...

I’ve said it often and written about it many times- In childbirth, I learned that I was capable of more than my mind could wrap itself around. I had a lived...

My transition into 2014 spirals back to activism and to considering what creative action in the world looks like. I’ve written about creative activism before, about letting our hearts lead and...

Ok so it’s been awhile.  I’ve been busy writing about public education and working hard with a team of people to open the doors of Seaside Community Charter School in August....

written 2/28/12, only just bold enough to post: Evolution came to visit one day The baby was sleeping and out of the quiet she lurched me from my loneliness Upward and...

“Before you tell your life what you intend to do with it, listen for what it intends to do with you.” -Parker Palmer I found Parker Palmer’s To Know As We...

What can be more real than the sun lighting a single blade of grass And when like the blade, your own soul turns to receive the golden rays of warmth? I ask you,...

I’ve learned to make friends of former foes- certainty and uncertainty Yet I still daydream uncertainties Hoping to dress them up and make them certain. I’ve learned to make friends of...