Soaking in the world. —Jao San Pedro

Soaking in the world. —Jao San Pedro

Lilly

As they near the goal we, the crowd, rise to our feet as one. If they lose the ball, the collective thud as we sink back into our seats is almost loud enough to echo. If they take it all the way and score, we explode in chants and cheers and songs. Read More »

Thahabu

I kept moving forward, deeper into the water, until the ocean brushed the folds of my denim cutoff shorts. As overjoyed as we all were to be at a California beach, my friends couldn’t understand why this was such a spiritual experience for me. Read More »