“It isn’t enough that she sweat, labored, bore her daughters howling or under total anesthesia or both. No. She must be responsible for our psychic weaknesses the rest of her life. It is alright to feel kinship with your father, to forgive. We all know that. But your mother is held to a standard so exacting that it has no principles.” – Louise Erdrich, The Painted Drum.
Answers to questions to help look toward 2023 through a lens of hope, forgiveness, and self-love.
It’s that time of year to choose 3 words that will help guide our choices and actions every day. #my3words.
I know I’m not the only one who was happy to bid 2020 farewell. But like many, I also have to admit there have been some personal discoveries that would never have happened with out the kick in the behind that 2020 gave to all of us. Covid has somehow brought me closer to what’s […]
It’s been a while. In my last blog, “Where do we go from here,” I wrote: “But remember, there’s no pressure. We need to be extra kind to ourselves in these uncertain times…” I followed my own advice.
I’ve participated in marketing guru, speaker, and author Chris Brogan’s #my3words a few times, but this year I’ll be doing so with more intention.
Niki Taylor, a new teacher, shares her refreshing perspectives about seeking empathy, equality and community in the education system.
Nursing students tell their stories of addictions and develop the art of caring in the process.
Change is good. But sometimes it can be tinged with a gentle ache that perseveres even as we tell ourselves that the changes are all part of the natural progression of our lives.