Category Archives: Santa Hat/Christmas

Kindness: It’s Contagious!

I read a moving letter in an advice column from a lonely widower who had been the surprised beneficiary of a generous act of kindness from two strangers.  His tale lodged a lump of emotion in my throat and filled … Continue reading

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Gift For A Stranger

  Today, I delivered some cookies I had made to the local soup kitchen in time for the lunch service.  I’ve done this a number of times since we moved here and plan to make it a more frequent practice … Continue reading

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Your Shimmering Treasures

What a rocky start to the week.  Very sad family news one day followed by a day of heightened anxiety about a distressing local emergency.  Both mornings, I sat with my head in my hands, stopped in my tracks. I … Continue reading

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Why Be Heroes?

Well, there’s the obvious reason.  Heroes and their shining heroism make the world a more lovely place.  A place that glows through strengthening the underlying connection among all of us, the “web of belonging” that late mystic and visionary John … Continue reading

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Kindness: Spread The Magic!

Ahhhhhh, kindness.  Its glittering magic is available to us humans all the time.  And like glitter, a little of the gleam from our kind acts manages to stick to us whenever we shower kindness on another. As someone who actively … Continue reading

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We Matter: Santa Hat Chronicles

Yesterday, I offered a holiday-themed dance class.  I had invested a good amount of time and thought in it and was giving the class free of charge in honor of the season. A few people had contacted me, saying they … Continue reading

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A Sense of Belonging: Santa Hat Chronicles

“…[F]or most of history, we didn’t live in families.  We lived in small communities that gave us our sense of safety and place in the world….The blessing and the tragedy of modern life is that we don’t need our community … Continue reading

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