Monthly Archives: May 2016

For the Week of May 30, 2016: A Moment To Remember

Memorial Day:  celebrated on the final Monday of May, it honors all U.S. troops who have died in war.  Originally a holiday intended to honor the soldiers who lost their lives in the Civil War, the date was chosen by … Continue reading

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For the Week of May 22, 2016: The Healing Power of Kindness

“Before you know what kindness really is,” poet Naomi Shihab Nye tells us, “you must lose things…” feel the future dissolve in a moment like salt in a weakened broth. What you held in your hand, what you counted and … Continue reading

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For the Week of May 15, 2016: 24 Brand New Hours: A Path to Wholeness & Healing

Every morning, when we wake up, we have 24 brand-new hours to live. What a precious gift! We have the capacity to live in a way that these 24 hours will bring peace, joy, & happiness to ourselves & others.– … Continue reading

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For the Week of May 8, 2016: What We Learn From Our Mothers

I learned from my mother how to love the living, to have plenty of vases on hand in case you have to rush to the hospital with peonies cut from the lawn, black ants still stuck to the buds. I … Continue reading

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For the Week of May 1, 2016: The Changing Body: Grit, Grace & Grey

Which body part will be the next To make you think that you’re a wreck That you’ve gone so far over the hill All you can do is take a pill (From: Body Parts: A Collection of Poems about Aging, … Continue reading

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