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Practices for Recovering Resilience

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Keep the Sacred in the Giving

I do try to keep the giving of thanks in mind at Thanksgiving, as in my Thanksgiving post on gratitude, as in calling to mind that day each person in […]

This Is Your Brain on “Deep Reading”

My friend Lynn reliably sends me links to relevant and thought-provoking podcasts, often BBC or Frontline. This time, Ezra Klein’s recent interview with neuroscientist and reading specialist Maryanne Wolf about […]

Alive Until You’re Dead

I haven’t devoted an entire newsletter to just one book in a long time, and won’t do that here either,  but Susan Moon’s Alive Until You’re Dead: Notes on the […]

Poem Bathing

Poem Bathing by Gail Onion Poem bathing.An hour spent reading favorite poetry.Sometimes there is ecstasy, a respite from care, sometimes reassurance that the world has meaningthere is wonder and aweand how to find peace […]

Ditch the Despair

I confess. There was quite a bit of whooping and hollering when my Gourmet Poets Society friends and I learned last weekend that the Democrats had won the Senate seat […]

Worst Day Ever?

This poem must be read straight through, top to bottom, then, as the poet instructs, read again from the bottom to the top. It’s a brilliant lesson in the power […]

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