I’ve always revered the passage in the New Testament where the apostle Mark recounts Jesus’s description of the two greatest commandments: that God is One, and that we should love God with all our beings, and second, that we should love our neighbors as we love ourselves. Regardless of religion, I think the foundation of
Now that my children are self sufficient and well established in their careers, a new chapter has begun in my life. I'm in a place I was hoping to find, after much work: happiness in ordinary daily life. The road that led me here was not easy, but necessity, trial and error were good teachers.
Women struggle to keep their families together at all costs, often alone. Saddled with the conditioning and baggage of the past, our abilities for managing crises are often less than ideal. Our preoccupations with the future often blind us to the facts of the here and now. Like all people, we tend to see what
“Broad Street” - an original watercolor by Donald S. Dwight The image of the watercolor painting you see on this page, “Broad Street” by Donald S. Dwight, has always looked to me like a portrait of survival. It shows an ordinary day for the young woman in the picture. It is early in