poetry

POEMS BY KUFRE UDEME: From the Insight Garden, Sweet Dreams

POEMS BY KUFRE UDEME: From the Insight Garden, Sweet Dreams

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June 8, 2014 × 0 comments

contemplations

BUMPER STICKER WISDOM PART II: Lessons learned from the back of a car

BUMPER STICKER WISDOM PART II: Lessons learned from the back of a car

I find a lot of wisdom in bumper stickers and keep a list of them handy for illustrating and driving home points I’m seeking to...
June 4, 2014 × 0 comments

writing

CENTRED WITH COMPASSION: Journal writing as a mindfulness practice and healing tool

CENTRED WITH COMPASSION: Journal writing as a mindfulness practice and healing tool

Journal writing can be compared to practicing mindfulness. We are conscious of what we write and stay focused on the writing process...
June 2, 2014 × 3 comments

digital magazine

Spring 2014 issue

Spring 2014 issue

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May 30, 2014 × 0 comments

personal growth

BE STILL & GROW: The difference between loneliness and solitude

BE STILL & GROW: The difference between loneliness and solitude

Excerpt from Letters to My Son: A Father’s Wisdom on Manhood, Life, and Love, a book that offers valuable guidance on the...
May 27, 2014 × 0 comments

essays

EXPRESS YOURSELF: Finding a voice within an authoritarian social system

EXPRESS YOURSELF: Finding a voice within an authoritarian social system

Of all the peculiarities that make me up, I could point to one that has had such persisting and devastating consequences in my...
May 26, 2014 × 2 comments

poetry

POEMS BY SUSAN KSIEZOPOLSKI: The Bench of Solitude, Coming and Going, Gap Year

POEMS BY SUSAN KSIEZOPOLSKI: The Bench of Solitude, Coming and Going, Gap Year

The Bench of Solitude The bench holds A view to nowhere Looking outward But drawing you in To sit in the silence Connected with...
May 21, 2014 × 1 comment

personal growth

Don’t Be Afraid to Speak Your Mind

Don’t Be Afraid to Speak Your Mind

Many years ago I attended a meeting in the office of one of my clients. At the time I owned a marketing and advertising agency...
May 19, 2014 × 2 comments

personal growth

LESSONS FROM A ZEN GARDEN: What’s holding you back?

LESSONS FROM A ZEN GARDEN: What’s holding you back?

Excerpt from Paradise in Plain Sight: Lessons from a Zen Garden, in which Karen Maezen Miller uses the metaphor of gardening to...
May 17, 2014 × 1 comment