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The Strategic Power of Story

A recent publication from NPR details the memoriam of Michael Sharp, both a man and a name not likely known to many. This past Monday, his body was found in a shallow grave along with that of his interpreter, Zaida Catalan, in the Dominican Republic of Congo after having left two weeks ago to travel into the jungle. 695 more words

Reflection

ONCE UPON A TIME (PART THREE)

What follows is (Part 3 of) a story about stories and the wisdom of a six-year-old girl, written back when I was working my first of two internships for my master’s degree. 634 more words

Illustration

ONCE UPON A TIME (PART TWO)

What follows is (Part 2 of) a story about stories and the wisdom of a six-year-old girl, written back when I was working my first of two internships for my master’s degree. 794 more words

Illustration

Extend Love From a Tender, Openhearted Space

In this time of growing fear and anxiety about the future, about the unknown, about strangers, tap into that tender openhearted space within and extend love… 187 more words

Journey To Openheartedness

Shaping Our Experiences Through the Stories We Tell

We are shaped by our experiences and, more importantly, by the stories we tell that help us make sense of our experiences. We can tell the story about how worn down we are and how awful it is or we can focus on the… 104 more words

Hosting Self

Mansfield Park (1999): English Innocence.

What is it that gives me such hope about British films? After watching endless protracted dramas and crime films made in US, one becomes jaded, almost immune to blood and guts, torture and the deviousness of the worldly mind. 805 more words

True Nature

An Audience with the Master III: Valid Lit



A kiss shared between spiritual equals blends their spirits together in such a way that they do become one, an indestructible union of two spirits sharing the same destiny, and this is the kiss that unknowingly so many of us spend our lives looking for and rarely find. 733 more words

Inspired Moments