Tag Archives: values

Response to Kids’ Misbehavior: “Good Old Days” vs. Now

Your great-grandparents probably committed childhood acts that would be prosecuted as crimes these days. Today even common childish behavior is being criminalized. Time to compare. Continue reading

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We Have Room

My husband and I decided we cannot stand by while refugee children turn themselves in at the border only to be treated like criminals. We have room. Continue reading

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I Heckle, You Heckle, Let’s All Heckle

Hecklers were people who were knowledgeable and alert to hypocrisy. They were aware how easily something nasty can snag what’s useful into uselessness until it’s pulled free. Nearly everyone I know is, by that definition, a heckler. Continue reading

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How To Walk Your Talk

It’s downright uncomfortable to cultivate positive new habits, but that’s part of a four stage process you didn’t know you’re going through. Continue reading

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Right Now You Are Activating Change

You, like so many change-makers are already living through deeply felt, personally lived ethics. That itself causes rippling change. Continue reading

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Do Childhood Books Shape Us?

We make certain stories a part of ourselves. What story is in you? Continue reading

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Dying My Hair Pink

Tripping on the chronological escalator. Continue reading

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