Archive | August, 2014

Tell me a story about your shoes

From the Healing Story Alliance, I bring you a bit light by way of a healing story by Lani Peterson (© 2014). It will warm your heart. “One Thursday morning at the Women’s Lunch Place, a soup kitchen/community center to support homeless women in downtown Boston, I was given this gift of a story in […]

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Robin Williams, the whole trip to Oz

The shocking news of Robin Williams’ suicide has left us all heartbroken and reeling. Robin’s death seems so antithetical to the Robin we saw brimming with life. He took on the world with his cutting-edge humor and supersonic mind. He was a trip unto himself. We would stay up late knowing Robin Williams was on […]

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V is for vulnerable

Today, my friends, we are spinning, spinning, spinning the alphabet wheel. Can you hear it whinny and whir through its multiple rotations of 26 choices? And after the occasional stutter and stumble, it eventually settles and makes its home on the venerable “V.” Ah … “V”; it’s a letter that we know well. “V” trumpets […]

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Learning to let go

Years ago, during my clinic days, one of my coworkers volunteered that she liked me, but she didn’t like my speed. I nodded in agreement. I knew exactly what she meant. I was always going 1000 MPH, careening from one thing to the next with little time to catch a breath, much less stop and […]

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