Category Archives: Interesting link

The Importance of Community

This is from G-Dog and the Homeboys, a book about Father Greg Boyle and his work with the gangs of East Los Angeles.  It’s written by Celeste Fremon. Greg says “I used to say that the caring adult who pays attention … Continue reading

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Need Cheering Up?

I’m feeling blue and need some cheering up.  The Daily Good today sent Matt Dancing.  How could I forget about Matt? Matt dancing in 2008 Words to song: The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and … Continue reading

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Epiphany

When I worked in a Planetarium, we did a “Christmas Star” show in December.  Among different ideas such as a comet, a nova, or a conjunction of planets so close that they might have looked like one very bright star, … Continue reading

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The City That Ended Hunger

From the “Daily Good:” “The City That Ended Hunger” by Frances Moore Lappé A quote: Behind this dramatic, life-saving change is what Adriana calls a “new social mentality”—the realization that “everyone in our city benefits if all of us have … Continue reading

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Baby Jenny Opens Up

Because of the work I have been doing on the earliest part of my life, some very new experiences have been happening to me.  And memories of good times. This little girl is looking at the world with excited, expectant … Continue reading

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Break the Chain

This year I wanted to dance Break the Chain with the women in Saint Johnsbury.  We were completely snowed out on V-day, February 14, so they rescheduled for Friday, March 7, in honor of International Women’s Day which is March … Continue reading

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The Intenders of the Highest Good

My friend Christine introduced me to this site, and it gave me a great surge of hope.  There is something REAL that I can do about all those awful situations I feel powerless to change.  I know there is great … Continue reading

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Finding Support in Unlikely Places

I’ve been sick for a couple of days.  Headache and ache all over.  This flu announced itself by two days of bottom of the pit depression.  Friends would try to cheer me up and I would just cry.  I spent … Continue reading

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Dying To Be Me

My brother came for a visit and brought me the book Dying To Be Me.  I found it to be very helpful and inspiring.  It’s the story of Anita Moorjani’s struggle with cancer, her near death experience, and what she … Continue reading

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Today’s “Daily Good”

lifted my spirits.  When I think about my loss, I feel sad, teary.  When I think of Bella, I feel love. http://www.dailygood.org/story/531/be-love-jennifer-pastiloff/ I’ve also been inspired to add a category “Interesting Links”  because looking over archived posts I find a … Continue reading

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