Journal With Me: When do you feel most connected?

Journal With Me: When do you feel most connected?

I believe that if I want to feel deep connection with others I need to be deeply connected to myself, who I am, and what I stand for or believe. That doesn’t mean I cannot be connected to people who don’t believe what I believe, in fact the opposite. When I know who I...
What Happened When I Said Thank You

What Happened When I Said Thank You

I got a thank you note recently from a student I taught at my local college. She took my class each semester for four years (which was thanks enough) and was moving away from the area. She told me how much writing and reflecting on her stories had helped her heal some...
What I Really Want for My Birthday

What I Really Want for My Birthday

My birthday is coming up and it’s a “big” one. I’m turning 60.   My younger friends ask how I feel about that. Since I love my birthday, I’m happy. I’ll be in Wellfleet where I’ve spent almost all of my “big” birthdays – 5, 10, 18, 21, 30, 40, 50 and now 60....