Boulder Fundraiser for Nepal Health Camp

Join us for a dinner fundraiser before we embark on our Nepal Earthquake Relief trip! We will be raising supplies and funds to help support the rebuild of a Nepali community health clinic in Mandra. Check out our Nepal Supply List to see if you might have some things lying around that would support these communities in […]

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Inner Ocean Joins the Summit Sisters Event!

A few months back I was contacted by Women’s Wilderness Institute (WWI) and asked to be a keynote speaker at their event in June 2016. I was elated. Not only was this such an honor, but it also speaks to how life just ebbs and flows on it’s own accord and we really truly have […]

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Global Citizenship = Global Compassion

One of the biggest and most compassionate questions we get asked about the work that we do here at Inner Ocean is, “Why do you choose to help so many people over there when our people here still need help?” It is a great question. And it gives us the opportunity to speak about something […]

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Service as a State of Mind

We live in an age where we have the opportunity to know what’s going on, not only in our communities or the cities where we live, but all around the world. We know when there are disasters taking place, human rights violations happening, or where there is political unrest or species nearing extinction – not […]

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Today I’m Driving Towards The Shooting

Dear Inner Ocean community, I don’t know about you but ever since hearing about the Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooting, my heart has been heavy. I was shocked, saddened, and wanted to find a way to support and comfort this community that has been so traumatized. It’s true, women’s healthcare is a battlefield – and yes, […]

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Back to Nepal Amidst Risk

Dearest IOEP Community, I can’t believe it but it has been MONTHS since I’ve written. Partly it’s just been busy-ness. Life has this incredible way of filling up. Clients having babies, my own four-legged girls and their various needs, and just staying on the up and up with all of life! It can be SO […]

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Here, There, and Everywhere a Refugee

To escape murder, rape, enslavement, forced labor, and torture you realize your only opportunity of survival is to flee your home country – the only land and community you have ever known. The only trees you have memorized climbing to find fruit, the only plants you know that heal your wounds, and the only shelter you […]

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Birth, Death, and Bombs: Life on Burma’s Border

(A busy intersection at the entrance to Mae Sot, near Burma border.) (Refugee housing…) (A woman washes her daughters soiled clothes after an episiotomy.) Squatting over a pit toilet in a concrete compound, I heard the first bombs going off. I thought to myself, here it is – life on the border of Thailand and […]

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