• Reclaiming Motherhood

    The Crash Shattered More than Just a Rental Car             Do you ever question your motherhood, fatherhood–asking if you’re doing a good job? If a child fails a class, or cannot make...

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  • The Grass Is Slowly Growing, My Mother Is Slowly…

    This past weekend my mother entered hospice care. Her dementia has progressed to such a degree, that she is having difficulty communicating and eating. After making all the arrangements with the hospice nurse, I walked outside to...

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  • Help Spread Civility Through Example

    In a recent opinion piece, Sara Hacala lamented the absence of civility in our daily lives. Stressing that technology has changed the way we communicate with others and that bad behavior is often awarded with celebrity, Hacala...

    • Posted 10 years ago
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  • New Ways to Think About Grief

    Someone you love dies, or develops a chronic illness, or becomes gravely ill. The man or woman in your life betrays you with another lover. You become unemployed and subsequently lose your home. The emotional result of...

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  • Why Not Celebrate Kissing

    Despite the fact that August Rodin’s THE KISS was made of bronze, it captured the intimacy and intense emotion that has grown to be a symbol of love’s beginning and/or the enduring love between two people. Though...

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  • How to Combine Celebration and Sorrow

    By Beth Havey – Most of us are familiar with the downside of the coming holidays: if there is sorrow in life it’s hard to get through these times when wherever you go people are wishing you...

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  • Amahl and the Night Visitors: Offer yourself to someone in need

    By Beth Havey – I was ten when I stepped into the spotlight one Christmas night and performed various roles in Gian Carlo Minotti’s Amahl and the Night Visitors. My older brother John and younger brother Bill also performed....

    • Posted 11 years ago
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  • One Small Step for Boomers

    By Beth Havey – Feeling overwhelmed? I am. The boomer highway is full of worries and tasks and when I’m on the net or tuning into TV or radio it’s job loss, foreclosures, floods, tornadoes and our...

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  • Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Meds

    By Beth Havey – With high blood pressure (hypertension) in his family history, Bill of Sherman Oaks, California was concerned when in his 50s his pressure started to climb. Hypertension puts you at risk for heart attack,...

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