Consolation

What are the true meaning of words of grief and consolation

Jan 04, 2019 at 09:36 am by Paulette Jackson

Alone Alone is a word that stands by itself, carrying the austere, solitary beauty of its own meaning even as it is spoken to another. It is a word that can be felt at t.... Read More
A Christmas Carol

The Ghosts of Christmas: Remember. Remind. Renew.

Dec 17, 2018 at 07:00 am by Paulette Jackson

On December 19, 1843, A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens was published. Capturing the zeitgeist or “spirit of the times”, acknowledging west.... Read More
Christmas Traditions

Christmas Traditions: Reading is fundamental

Dec 06, 2018 at 10:00 am by Paulette Jackson

"Few things are more important for a child than to discover the joy of reading. Give a child the love of children's reading, and you have given them, not only the most satisfy.... Read More
Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving. Going to Grandma's. And Where in the Heck is Easy Street?

Nov 21, 2018 at 08:41 am by Paulette Jackson

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and soon we will all be gathering from near and far, at grandma's, mom and dad's, family or friends, in honor of our country's ancestor.... Read More
Project Healing Waters

Honoring Our Veterans: Healing Waters and Fly Fishing

Nov 07, 2018 at 07:00 am by Paulette Jackson

Love Like Water. Like water, be gentle and strong. Be gentle enough to follow the natural paths of the earth, and strong enough to rise up and reshape the world.~Brenda Peters.... Read More
Halloween history

Halloween, Holy Days and Our Own Scary Stories

Oct 30, 2018 at 07:00 am by Paulette Jackson

“Man thinks they are each alone in this world. It is not true. You are all connected. One act can one day affect all.” ~Story Halloween is just around the corner,.... Read More

Seasonal Changes. Life Changes. Planting Grief Seeds.

Oct 18, 2018 at 08:00 am by Paulette Jackson

After an unusually long summer with temperatures regularly hovering near record-breaking highs, it finally seems that cooler air has made its way to Tennessee to stay, bringin.... Read More
Empathy

ADDRESSING Life: Seeing through different eyes

Oct 11, 2018 at 08:00 am by Paulette Jackson

So I try to be like youTry to feel it like you doBut without you it’s no useI can’t see what you seeWhen I look at the world ~U2 I think we would all agree that s.... Read More
Poetry

What Is Poetry? Who Knows?

Oct 02, 2018 at 01:30 pm by Paulette Jackson

What is poetry? Who knows?Not the rose, but the scent of the rose;Not the sky, but the light in the sky;Not the fly, but he gleam of the fly;Not the sea, but the sound of the.... Read More
Yom Kippur

In Honor of Yom Kippur. Let's Not Forget Forgiveness.

Sep 27, 2018 at 08:00 am by Paulette Jackson

“Forgive and forget”, that’s what they say. It’s good advice, but it’s not very practical. When someone hurts us, we want to hurt them back. When.... Read More

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