Category Archives: Autobiographical

Blooming in the Desert Sand

When we are planted in inhospitable environments can we bloom? Continue reading

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Remember Who You Are

Knowledge of our ancestors, the people who made our lives possible, guides us and helps us remember who we are. Continue reading

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We Are the Real Countries

We ARE the true countries. Not the artificial borders drawn on maps. And we do not live for ourselves alone. Continue reading

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In Your Eyes, In Our Eyes

The first time ever I saw your faceI thought the sun rose in your eyesAnd the moon and the stars were the gifts you gaveTo the dark and the endless skies, my loveTo the dark and the endless skies Ewan … Continue reading

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The Sun Inside the Rain

Some men of character rise to the occasion when called upon to do so. Such was a man named Roddie Edmonds from Knoxville, Tennessee, who saved the lives of 200-300 American Jews in 1945. Continue reading

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The Victorious ‘Yes’

May my sister Lisa continue to transcend the sorrows of this world, may her strong spirit continue to soar. Continue reading

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Holes Let the Light Shine Through

Do our imperfections and vulnerabilities allow more light to shine through? Continue reading

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Hiding in Plain Sight

Being ourselves is the adventure of a lifetime. We often hide in plain sight, but beneath our disguises we have our own mysterious ways. Continue reading

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The Garden Within

We have a new little one expected to enter our family and world in February 2022. May he be safe. May he find his way in this complicated 22nd Century. May he find his bliss. Continue reading

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Let the Wind Blow Back Your Hair and May It Rain

My husband Kurt and I were in Egypt twenty years ago in the car of a young woman who had been a participant in one of my husband’s training classes in Cairo. I will call her Lela although I cannot … Continue reading

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