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No Silence Allowed: A Philosophy for Teaching Literature

Though it has been a long time since I first opened the pages of Night by Elie Wiesel, I remember my first reading of it vividly. 917 more words


Thank you Leonard for all the magical cinema moments and memories – of what’s possible in the skies and what’s possible here on earth – for that wonderful phrase ‘Live long & prosper’ which might just be a terrific mantra for us all – and for your incredible contribution to the Griffith Observatory, a special place in itself. 29 more words


In The Realm of Sky

I mentioned last month that I would be taking the pdf of In The Realm of Sky off the site. It took a little longer to get around to than anticipated due to some unexpected developments in my life (more on that later, maybe). 118 more words

Our World

Compelling Journey: Responding to the Call of Life

Sometimes, things are so compelling we have no choice but to respond, for not responding is akin to crazy making. In 2009, I had my most convincing experience of acting on my intuitive knowing when I decided to go to Gold Lake, Colorado, ostensibly for an Art of Hosting training, hosted by beloved colleagues, but really to… 80 more words

Journey To Openheartedness

The Power of Story: Hope and Peace

When you are in the middle of the journey it is so hard to see the joy ahead.  Especially in forgiving, doubt and anger can feel like mountains blocking the path.   163 more words


The Revelation of a Family Secret

In 2008, at the age of 46, I found out I had been adopted. Other than when I was a teenager and wished from time to time that I had been adopted (didn’t most of us have… 92 more words

Embracing The Stranger