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February 2017

I Didn’t Care What She was the Goddess of, She Had Touched Me

By | 2017-02-09T08:49:43+00:00 February 9th, 2017|blog, Family & Parenting, Featured, Relationships, Wellness|

  Every solstice the sun would shine through the picture window in the living room at the opposite end of the house and send a bright shaft of light all the way down that hall creating a saint’s halo around Quan’s head. It was magical.   By Carmelene Melanie Siani My husband and [...]

Grief Shines a Light into Every Corner

By | 2017-02-05T11:17:19+00:00 February 5th, 2017|blog, Empower Me, Family & Parenting, Featured|

This is hard work---unglamorous, and sometimes miserable. We cannot step into a fuller awareness of our lives and our self without the painful process of examining and sorting through our emotional, spiritual, and relational spaces.   By BethAnne Kapansky Wright  When I was younger, I used to have the misconception that as I grew [...]

January 2017

December 2016

Redefining Religion: Meeting the Buddha Again for the First Time.

By | 2016-12-17T11:35:58+00:00 December 17th, 2016|blog, Buddhism, Family & Parenting, Interfaith|

I agree with controversial scientist and author Richard Dawkins that young children should not have a religion forced upon them. There are no Christian, Jewish, Hindu or Muslim children---there are just children---who naturally radiate pure light, love, and innocence that transcends any narrow definition of God.   By Michelle Margaret Fajkus   “At [...]

November 2016

Laughing in the Mirror (Because You are a G*dd@mn Tiger).

By | 2016-11-08T08:17:57+00:00 November 8th, 2016|blog, Empower Me, Family & Parenting, Health and diet, Wellness|

Women said they were running their weight off chasing their toddler but I was still over my ideal weight, whatever that is. I had concluded that either I had a sedentary toddler or their toddlers were simply nuts.   By Kristi Trader Below are two of my favorite images from childhood. The younger [...]