Nita Leland’s greatest joy is empowering people to believe in their potential and achieve their creative dreams. Her memoir is a work of art in itself. She not only paints pictures with watercolors, she paints pictures with words. Reading her book is almost like watching a uplifting movie.
This important PBS documentary deepened my understanding of hate in our midst and to reflect on how hurt feelings within any of us can lead to hurting others.
My recent conversation with my cousin touched on beliefs and led to disconnection and an opening for deeper intimacy.
Trust Lacking It took me a long time to trust that I knew more than I thought I did. I vividly remember the first time I became aware of receiving a message from the still small voice of wisdom within me. I was young … twenty-four … and I didn’t fit in with my peers. […]
My daughter and I watch a modern Western crime drama called “Longmire” on Netflix. No binging … just a couple of episodes a couple of times a week. There certainly is a lot of crime in Sheriff Walt Longmire’s little corner of Wyoming. Crime dramas are more my daughter’s fare than mine, but I must […]
Because I don’t have sisters, I’ve made it a point to develop friendships with women. I am blessed with many “Spirit Sisters.” Faithful Friends Sharon and Kathryn are two of them. We met in seminary 45 years ago and, despite living at a distance, they are among my most faithful of friends. My son was […]