Ancestor Ties

Ancestor Ties

Each of us has an ancestor who came before us. And when we know them, the inheritance we may receive is not only monetary. Maybe we are also inheriting a lineage of trauma, persecution, bodily disregard and suppression of freedom? There is a great deal of pain and...
Heal Thyself

Heal Thyself

Heal Thyself In Biblical times, it was common to use the phrase “physician heal thyself.” What this means is that unless our cup is full, we can’t fill the cup of others. It’s a belief that before we venture out into the world to heal others, we heal...
From Suffering to Thriving

From Suffering to Thriving

Owning Our Power There is a shift taking place with more people moving from a state of surviving and suffering to thriving. Poet Maya Angelou inspired us, “​​My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion,...
Forecasts For the Future (Part 2)

Forecasts For the Future (Part 2)

Part Two of Forecasts for the Future Elinor Ostrom, in her Nobel Prize Lecture in 2009, shared: “Humans have a more complex motivational structure and more capability to solve social dilemmas than posited in earlier rational-choice theory. Designing institutions...

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