I Belong

I Belong

Within each one of us lurks the need to belong. We are inherently social beings and this implies the need to communicate and grow community while we interact with people. We hone these skills from birth, from the time that our parents encourage us to say “Mama” and...
Poems on Freedom

Poems on Freedom

Freedom Lost Are the days of freedom overAre the days of freedom deadWill the people let it happenWithout a word to be said What will it take to stir themfrom their sedentary waysMust they station troops in our homesor just take them all away Freedom has a pricefor...
My Story – Shared Life

My Story – Shared Life

The power of story-telling has led humankind, across the ages, to understand where we come from, what our cultural traditions are, how our ancestors reacted to crises and generally provides perspective of our  role, place and time. We are so conditioned to...
My Most Important Job Ever!

My Most Important Job Ever!

Being a mom is the greatest thing I’ve ever done – and I got to do it twice! And then every day for the rest of my life … I was an older new mom with Erin being born when I was 31 – the most fantastic experience of my life! And then, 15 months later, Chaeli arrived –...