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Jul 15 2014

Paul Williams

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Connection, Emotions, Family, Growth, Hanging In There

“THE BEAT GOES ON”

“THE BEAT GOES ON”

    The beat goes on. If you’re of a certain age that phrase will quickly conjure up an image of Sonny & Cher.  They were rock and roll royalty.  Top Forty titans if you will. The song, written by Sonny, paints a lyrical portrait of changing times.           “The Charleston was once the rage, uh huh          History has turned the page, uh huh          Grocery store’s the super mart, uh huh          Little girls still break their hearts, uh huh”… Read More

Jun 30 2014

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Dani Shapiro,

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Acceptance, Change, Family, Living Fully

ON SMALL, SEISMIC SHIFTS

ON SMALL, SEISMIC SHIFTS

As I wrote the title for today’s post, I thought back to the title of Grace Paley‘s story collection, Enormous Changes at the Last Minute.  One of the great titles ever.  Do enormous changes ever come upon us in any way, other than the last minute?  We apply ourselves each day.  We show up.  We practice our craft.  We love the people we love.  We try to be good friends.  To be kind.  Compassionate.  We soften into life, like velveteen rabbits.  And then… Read More

May 8 2014

Tracey Jackson

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Family, Forgiveness, Hanging In There, Love

MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS – THE CORD OF LOVE

MOTHERS AND DAUGHTERS – THE CORD OF LOVE

This weekend is Mother’s Day and all the moms will hopefully get some TLC and recognition for their work on  what can sometimes be the battlefield known as mothering. “You know mothers and daughters”  is often what you hear when mothers and or daughters are complaining about the other. Because as joyful as it is – it is full of real struggles. I don’t know any other relationship that can go from totally full on high-octane anger and accusations to… Read More