Journal with Me: Summer Vacations

Journal with Me: Summer Vacations

We are deep into summer and I hope you’ve had some time to relax or that you have some relaxation planned. The summer has always been a time when my family of origin and now my immediate family has gathered and taken trips together.   Growing up meant Wellfleet...
Journal with Me: A favorite gratitude practice and some variations

Journal with Me: Tapping Into Memories

Sharing our stories helps us know other people more deeply. Shared stories are part of what holds us together with special people in our lives. Today, let’s tap into some of those memories and share those stories. Pick a person who is important in your life. It could...
Is Story the Backbone of All Relationships?

Is Story the Backbone of All Relationships?

When my eldest son was in 8th grade, his history teacher assigned the class an oral history project: they were to interview a person who was engaged in World War Two. My son chose my father. My dad escaped the Nazis with his parents; the majority of his family was not...