Beyond Reactions, a Backpack video from Two Wise Women

Could your perspective be flawed?

We all know people we steer clear of — they upset us. We become attached to our thoughts and feelings about them and cannot see their personhood or their hearts. Our conviction creates suffering, ours and theirs.  Columnist Paul Prather wrote: “In such cases, if we’re not careful, we find ourselves right about the facts,[…]

What does love have to do with work? Image of colleagues encouraging one another.

What does love have to do with work?

Tess, a new supervisor, complained about the people she supervised. “If it weren’t for the people, I’d love this job,” she bemoaned. “They are adults. Don’t you think they could just do their work?” Tess was always magical when working with adolescents. But now, working with adults, she somehow thought that love, compassion, and understanding[…]

You are a being of wondrous light

How will you shine your light?

For many people around the world this time of the year celebrates light. For many, this has been a darker than usual year. Amazingly, even without much light, there is a light that never wanes. It is the light and love that glow in our hearts. Sometimes we can’t see our own light…..yet others reflect[…]

Life is a bowl of cherries, even when there are hardships

Are your cherries sweet or sour?

Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries. It is a great song Doris Day recorded in May, 1967. Ginger Rogers sang and danced it in 1960. Perhaps the bowl of cherries has not been your experience this year.  Individually, we can make the lists of all the disruptions and hardships of 2020. A very easy-to-do[…]