Dear People of Boston, I’m sending you my love and thoughts and prayers. Love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love, love. Love is the only antidote I know to the fear that is the source of such horrible acts of terror. And the only balm to soothe the grieving heart and soul.
When a horrific event shakes our world, we want to make sense of it. We ask questions and seek answers. We desperately search for the magic solution that will ensure something like this will never happen again. There are no easy answers and no pat solutions. Just feelings. Lots and lots of feelings. Here’s Danielle LaPorte’s [...]
I’m a member of one of those online local community bulletin boards. What a comment those bulletin boards are on our society – good and bad. Consumerism is rampant in my little town. Most of the bulletin board entries are about wanting to buy or sell something. Who knew it took so much stuff just [...]
I was born and raised in the Philadelphia area, and the coast of New Jersey played a pivotal role in my life. Some of my fondest memories from my childhood are of times spent at The Shore. There were shared summer vacations at the Joneses home, a short block from the beach in Avalon. That’s [...]
We hear a lot of talk these days about transformation. But what is it? How does it happen? What comes after transformation? Everyone loves a good transformation, especially the outer kind – the kind you can touch and feel. The big reveal of a transformed living room, a transformed look, a transformed body. And then [...]
Right now, as you read this, American school officials are deciding which children to send home with food over the weekend, because there will be no food in their homes. In the richest country in the world, the United States of America, children are going hungry. This is criminal, revolting, reprehensible – I can’t think of [...]
I’m a baby boomer – just as much a child of the 60’s and the tune in, turn on, drop out generation as the next guy. Just like all my baby boomer friends, I don’t want to get old. I tell myself every day that 60 is the new 50 (or even 40 when I’m [...]
(This post is dedicated to the people who held up and keep holding up the mirror. You know who you are.) I’ve been on Christine Kloser’s Transformational Author Retreat since Sunday evening, and it was been nothing short of life-changing. Really. There is something so incredibly special about spending time with people who see past [...]