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Life Really is About the Journey--Weekly Wisdoms (11.13.14)

It’s true. Life really is about the journey. This is something my mom has been telling me for years. Although I nodded in agreement each time she spoke, it was not until these past few months that I finally got it. 1,291 more words

Weekly Wisdoms

Motivation and the Writing Life (Part 4 of 8)


So what holds you back? What are you afraid of? People are creatures of habit, slaves of fear. If we allow it, fear can and will rule over us, keeping us from breaking out of our comfort zones. 785 more words

The Writing Life

Washington Irving, Ichabod Crane, and Diane Rehm

I had a terrific time talking Washington Irving on The Diane Rehm Show this morning.  “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” was (appropriately) chosen as the book for their monthly “Readers Review,” and I sat on a panel with two incredibly sharp experts on literature, film and media, professors Caetlin Benson-Allot of Georgetown and Sian Silyn Roberts of Queens College. 146 more words

Washington Irving

Motivation and the Writing Life (Part 1 of 8)

As a Christian youth leader many years ago, I developed and taught classes to both junior high and high school students. One curriculum, called Life in the Real World… 1,078 more words


Russell Brand, Political Genius

I had the distinct experience of listening to Russell Brand speak with unmitigated passion today. He was interviewed on – where else? – the Diane Rehm show. 1,124 more words

Yochi Dreazen: "The Invisible Front"

Suicides in the military have skyrocketed since the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The military’s suicide rate jumped more than 80 percent between 2002 and 2009. 338 more words


In keeping with NPR’s liberal persuasions, The Diane Rehm show recently hosted author Naomi Klein to coincide with the UN summit on Climate Change. Klein’s most recent book, This Changes Everything, places Capitalism square and center at the problem of climate change. 978 more words