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.
In my last post, I wrote about the “gift of connection” I received from my cousin, Mike. This post will make more sense if you have read that one … and/or this one written some time ago. Mike’s Curiosity about My Feminism Mike and I spoke again on Sunday, April 19. I had been helping him […]
My phone rang while I was on a Zoom call. It was my cousin … seven years younger than I and living in South Carolina. I asked if I could call him back in 20 minutes. Backstory Several year ago the lottery became a topic of conversation at a family gathering. Apparently I responded saying, […]
“Nicole is lucky to have you for a mother. You show her great love.” These are words I frequently hear from those who know the lengths to which I go to find resources for her. I see this as my responsibility. I know it is a loving action, but I have the skills to do […]
Many years ago, I received a compliment from Anne Wilson Schaef, author of many books and someone with whom I trained in Living in Process, a spiritual way of life. After observing me during a weekend workshop, she called me over and said, “You do friend well.” I have never forgotten that and I try […]
As we gathered, the female’s in my writing group groaned about our topic of “Happiness.” Our lone gentleman just smiled. Gary, one of the deepest and most reflective men I have ever met, noted that on July 4, 1776, our Declaration of Independence named the pursuit of happiness as our inalienable right. And then on April 10, 2017, […]