share the gift of you

share the gift of you

This month, I am exploring the kind promise “I will share my strengths compassionately.) Several years ago, a woman in a good mood got on the bus. She chattered happily, explaining that she had just finished her volunteer shift at a nursing home. Residents there were...
Asking for help builds strength

Asking for help builds strength

Asking for help is a counter-cultural activity right from the start. It requires awareness of my own needs and limitations. The dominant US, culture is steeped in the myth of the rugged individualist, independent and self-sufficient. That cowboy doesn’t need help. I...
3 ways to share encouragement

3 ways to share encouragement

The world is wrestling with multiple struggles right now. Not only do we have the coronavirus pandemic, we are also recognizing (again) the toll racism takes on America. When I think about “strength” during these times, the word “courage” comes to mind. Dictionary.com...