Thank You, Ed Asner

Thank You, Ed Asner

“If someone can pound it into your gourd of a head…”. If that doesn’t sound like the way Lou Grant from the Mary Tyler Moore show would have started a sentence…what does?? Ed Asner’s iconic role of the crusty, tough but...
Heroes In Happy Headlines

Heroes In Happy Headlines

Heroes are all around… from the person who helps someone across the street, to activists, to frontline workers… The openness and empathy in all of us that creates compassionate actions is one of the most valued and important qualities of the human spirit....
The Boundaries We Keep

The Boundaries We Keep

 I grew up in the Midwest with lots of aunts and uncles around.  They dropped in constantly.  There were no dates made or appointment planned.  They just showed up, sometimes with a box of doughnuts or sometimes a gallon of ice cream.  My mother would make a pot of...
The Sacred Pause

The Sacred Pause

How Does One Consume Vulnerably? Well, I’ll tell ya. ☺  Think about what you put in your body?  Do you start your day with coffee, espresso, matcha, yerba matte, green tea, sugar, etc.?  Do you bookend that with a glass of wine, or a beer, at night, or dessert...
How To Touch Joy

How To Touch Joy

… wait! … what? … Touch Joy? What the heck does that mean? ☺ You can’t touch joy, it isn’t three-dimensional, you can’t hold it and put it in your pocket…or can you? Before I go on I would like to ask you a few questions to see if you already know...
Nataly Kogan Tells Us More!

Nataly Kogan Tells Us More!

In March, we did a zoom interview with the wonderful Nataly Kogan. And everyone loved it so much our wonderful editor, Jeanette Dubois, created a longer version of the talk with Jean, Alison and Nataly. Maybe it’s her smile. Maybe it’s her effervescent...
Nature vs. Nurture: Does It Matter?

Nature vs. Nurture: Does It Matter?

On the theme of nurture this month,  guest contributor Cheryl Farrell writes about  self-nurture and answering the call of your purpose.  What Do You Want To Be?  In an eighth-grade English class essay, I answered the question, “What do you want to be when you grow...

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