Gratitude and Attitude

  As a caregiver, a teacher and a parent, I often use the concept of a “needs inventory” to determine what my children and students need. Should I review the major points of the lesson? Is it appropriate for them to revise their work? Do they need someone to listen to them, bolster their confidence, […]

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Stories by the Fire

Humans have been gathering around rings of fire for hundreds of thousands of years. There is something magical, mystical, and interconnected about watching the combustion of wood inside a stone ring…and storytelling. We have an inherent need to tell the stories of our lives and share those of others. It is how we are wired […]

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Under The Moon

Cavorting, cotton candy clouds Light as dust kicked up from the heels of steeds Rolling beneath the moon. A golden ring a quarter gone, Like the ring I can never quite grasp circling ‘round. Carousal, calliope, carnival, cacophony Carried on the wind over the rustling wheat, Like the sound of children When they find water. […]

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Dance With Me

Joy and sorrow are two sides of the same coin. If you wait long enough one turns into the other and back again…knocked down, you rise, and trip again, and rise…and pretty soon you’re dancin’. So I want to share with you one of my favorite mix of tunes, a mournful feel turns into a dance […]

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