Tag Archives: Santa Hat

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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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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An Invitation For Playfulness: Santa Hat Chronicles

The night clerk stocking shelves calls over to me with a big grin on his face, “Hey, Santa, I’ve been really good this year!”  He proceeds to joke with me about how he hopes I’ll be  rewarding his behavior at … Continue reading

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Mending With Light: Santa Hat Chronicles

After a rocky day, I get up, grateful for another go.  Hopeful. As I clear dishes from the table, I decide to glance at the newspaper, which I have held off on lately.  The spate of suffering and hostility staggers … Continue reading

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Santa Hat Chronicles: Relishing Joy

“We must risk delight…We must have the stubbornness to accept our gladness in the ruthless furnace of the world.”~Jack Gilbert An attractive, older couple walked by my table in the coffee shop and were seated nearby.  When I saw them occasionally … Continue reading

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Santa Hat Chronicles: A Spirit of Connection

“We cannot live only for ourselves. A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men; and among those fibers, as sympathetic threads, our actions run as causes, and they come back to us as effects.“~Herman Melville Today, I launched this … Continue reading

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