Marking a Milestone

Today marks the day that I first published an article here on Deepening Wisdom Blog.  Thank you, dear reader, for being part of this journey. Last year, I had been a part of a writing group for three months and had not posted (or even actually written) very much at all.   I was not new … More Marking a Milestone

Self Care Challenge

Over a year ago I challenged some friends to identify ways that they can and do nurture themselves without using food.  I think it’s about time for a reminder, don’t you?.  These women’s responses were thoughtful, creative and inspiring. Here are some common themes: Communing with Nature– dig your hands into some soil, play in … More Self Care Challenge

4 Rules to Live By

This past week I had an illuminating conversation with my university students.  I love teaching this teacher education course at this particular college because these future teachers help me feel hopeful.  Hopeful that they will work to  reverse some of what plagues urban public education today– the anti-intellectualism, low-expectations and  uninspired teaching. This group (of … More 4 Rules to Live By