Healing A Life of Fear With Creative Expectation
Ken Wytsma
By Ken Wytsma

Fear kills creativity. One of the things I’ve found over the last few years with how quickly life seems to be changing is that many people I interact with are operating out of a deeply anxious space. They’re anxious about the health of relationships, their career track, their future. Anxiety kills creativity. Just picture this: […]

Three Things My Mom Taught Me About Hope
Heather Avis
By Heather Avis

My mom has Parkinson’s. A little over ten years ago her body was behaving strangely. I remember it well because, at the time, my husband and I lived next door to my parents. I remember getting home from work and walking the dirt path that connected my backyard to theirs. I remember going into the […]

What I Learned From My Big Brother About Those Who Hurt Me
Allison Fallon
By Allison Fallon

Recently, my older brother was in a bike accident. He wasn’t going to tell me about it (he hates to draw attention to himself or make a big deal out of things) but I heard the story from someone else and, of course, had a thousand questions. What happened? Are you okay? Were you wearing a helmet?

He was fine, he said. It wasn’t that big of a deal. But I kept pressing him to tell me the rest of the story, until finally he did.