The Transformational Wonders of Story

Imagine being able to find just what you need to build courage, heal from grief, or excite your curiosity from literature. What if the elements of story could unlock our imaginations, emotions and even our psyche to improve our quality of life and mental health? Dr. Angus Fletcher will rock your world with his research…

A Meaningful Gardening Metaphor

Many who know me, know that I am an avid gardener. My love of gardening started early in life and has brought me so much joy over the years. One of my greatest pleasures is taking an overgrown jungle and turning it into a lush, textured and colorful retreat. Years ago, I nicknamed one of…

Surrender in the Storm

A pond lies calm, basking in full sun, her waters crystal clear She is at ease, peaceful and undisturbed Unaware….maybe acutely aware…mindful that she is all she needs in this moment To lie still and bask in warm sunlight Storm clouds gather above turning warmth and light to dark, deep dark A chilling wind blows…