Will my real friends please stand up?

When we are children, life is simple: We divide our lives into things we like and things we don't like. Candy is wonderful; vegetables are not. Summer fun is the best thing ever; school is a chore that is dealt with. People we know are either friends or not friends. It turns out that last one is still true in adulthood....more

Conference ROI: How to Connect Before You Leave

The best part of the #BlogHer16 conference is all the new online content creators you'll meet. The most overwhelming part of the #BlogHer16 conference is all of the new online content creators you'll meet. It's a good conundrum, because there are important things you can do to make sure those new connections actually mean something. You know what I mean? ...more
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Connect With Other Bloggers With July's NaBloPoMo

So what is the NaBloPoMo theme of the month? ...more

Longing to Connect

I love being around kids. They remind me of what life is really all about. They are so raw about their needs and exploit their emotions freely. They reach out for human connection with no borders.It's freedom, or in other words, security. When they are not threatened with the possibility of opposition, rejection, harm or insults; what have they got to lose?...more

Honey Do List

 Breathe in a glowing pink sunrise. Squish cool mud through my toes. Listen to the music in my voice. Honor the dream and flow of my life. Remember to celebrate.  ...more

Say What You Want

  I long ago read that a family is a group of people missing the same fictitous past. A harsh assessment. As we age sometimes siblings become distant. Do you talk (not e-mail or FaceBook) with your sister(s) or brother(s). Do you have siblings that you are close to? Or estranged from?  ...more

The Bright Stuff

Parties, presents and pressure.While the amount of light, excitement and giving increase during the holidays, so do expectations, attachments and emotions....more

Hide and Seek Pink

We think pink at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S9dqJRyk0YM&feature=topvideos_education (1:04 sec)...more

The Direction Will Take You Far

    I wish I could . I wish that was me . I wish there was a way to . ....more


"In every community there is work to be done. In every nation there are wounds to heal....more