Journal With Me: Reaching Out

Journal With Me: Reaching Out

Recently I reconnected with a friend I hadn’t been in touch with since early college days. We knew each other as little kids through our late teens. We spent the summers in the same little town, both working for the recreation department as swim instructors, dishing...
How Can You Reconnect This Fall?

How Can You Reconnect This Fall?

It really feels good to be connected with friends, family, community. And these past six months have been a challenge, even for an introvert like me. We’ve had to be creative to stay connected. It’s been great to be able to “visit” with friends while walking socially...
Why We Need Compassion Now More Than Ever

Why We Need Compassion Now More Than Ever

I was walking on the fire road near my home a few days ago, being mindful of the need for social distancing — moving far to my side if someone was walking the other direction. Suddenly, four mountain bikers came at me at high speed, all only two feet from each other...