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Category Archives: Life Unwound

LIFE, UNWOUND: PEOPLE NEED PEOPLE

LIFE, UNWOUND: PEOPLE NEED PEOPLE

In my thirties, I recall saying, “Wait. What? I don’t get it. I should get it. When I was fourteen, one of my brothers died soon after birth. When I was twenty-one, my forty-one-year-old aunt died. People die. Grandparents die, but not my grandfather.”  Pepere Lebel loved me as one of those people the experts… Continue Reading

LIFE, UNWOUND: HOW WE START THE DAY MATTERS

“Once upon a time, when women were birds,there was the simple understanding thatto sing at dawn and to sing at duskwas to heal the world through joy.The birds still rememberwhat we have forgotten,that the world is meant to be celebrated.”Terry Tempest Williams When I read this, I thought, joy? Are you kidding, with a global… Continue Reading

LIFE, UNWOUND: Listening for Lightness

LIFE, UNWOUND: Listening for Lightness

I remember the Indigo Girls’ song with its lines, “Darkness has a hunger that’s insatiable but lightness has a call that’s hard to hear.” I wonder if what we hear is a matter of attention. I wonder if my focus, if our focus, gets pulled to the darkness, fed by the 24-hour news cycle; these… Continue Reading

LIFE, UNWOUND: VOTE

LIFE, UNWOUND: VOTE

My grandmothers had told me they were thrilled when women were granted the right to vote. My mother’s mother said, “women unable to vote made no sense to me. It is such a privilege, so important. I would never miss it.” My father’s mother said, “I cried the first time I voted. We matter. You’ll… Continue Reading

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