Monthly Archives: January 2017

Awaken to Wholeness: Free Video Interview with Parker Palmer – Today!

Parker J. Palmer recently recorded a video interview for an online project called “Awaken to Wholeness,” which runs from Jan. 23 to Feb. 1. Parker’s interview airs this Wednesday, Jan. 25, under the title “Life On The Mobius Strip: Bridging...
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Leading from Within, a Conversation with Megan Scribner – Part 2

Today, is Part 2 of Dr. Gloria Burgess’ interview of Megan Scribner, co-author of Leading from Within, on her Legacy Living radio show.  Many thanks to Gloria for this wonderful opportunity.   This session focuses on: The Teaching with Heart,...
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Thank You, Teachers | Shout-Out to School Counselors

Special Shout-Out to School Counselors! This week, I discovered the video of Michelle Obama presenting the 2016 School Counselor of the Year Award to Katherine Pastor.  I found it inspiring and heart-lifting – and thought it was a lovely way...
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School Counselor of the Year Awards

This week, I discovered the video of Michelle Obama presenting the 2016 School Counselor of the Year Award to Katherine Pastor.  I found it inspiring and heart-lifting – and thought it was a lovely way to wrap up this week. ...
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Leading from Within, a Conversation with Megan Scribner – Part 1

About a year ago, I had a great time participating in a two-way interview with Dr. Gloria Burgess, author of Flawless Leadership. I interviewed Gloria about her book and she interviewed me about our poetry anthology, Leading from Within.  We...
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Mark Nepo: The Appointment

Our final post in the “Week of Mark Nepo” series features Mark’s poem, “The Appointment.”  My favorite line is, “But soon you arrive at the edge of all your plans.” For me, it feels freeing – it speaks of the...
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Notes from the Playground: Tattoo

Matthew, a fast sneakered ten-year old, beat me to the playground this morning. Better to say he bolted across the blacktop. I didn’t try to keep up. He jumped on the monkey bars, and grasped the high bar with his...
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Mark Nepo: “Accepting This”

The holidays interrupted my planned posts for the “Week of Mark Nepo” – a week dedicated to Mark’s poetry and his other writings.  Today, I returned to the last few posts to finish out the week. I was pleased to...
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