Author Archive | Adele Ryan McDowell

A story of hope, faith and charity

  Hope … it’s a wonderful four-letter word.  Hope offers possibilities; hope suggests that the good will prevail.  It makes us happy.   It fills us with expansiveness and can make our tight, constricted worlds crack open with a little wiggle room for the good stuff to find its way.  Hope has us looking up.  Hope, especially the […]

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My love affair with the moon

As a grade school student, I listened with my whole heart and soul to what the nuns taught me. So, imagine my surprise when Sister Rosa, a nun who tended the convent grounds, warned us, a group of navy-blue-uniformed girls, about the dangers of the moon. We all stopped and stared. We felt she was […]

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Welcome, Class, to Advanced Uncertainty

Is your world more down than up? Has sideways become your new vertical? Have your health, sanity, relationships, future plans, money, housing and/or employment concerns been in bucking-bronco states of flux? Have global warming, political warring, economic forecasting, ecological nightmares and cresting costs-of-living upped your blood pressure, lowered your sleep quotient and played havoc with […]

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