Tag: resources

  • (Changes) Around the Table

    Some time ago, I came across this beautiful poem by poet laureate Joy Harjo entitled “Perhaps the World Ends Here” (you can read the full poem here)  It begins:  The world begins at a kitchen table. No matter what, we must eat to live. The gifts of earth are brought and prepared, set on the…

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  • Unchosen Journeys: Caregiving (Part 3)

    This is not the story I thought I’d be living.  And yet here we are.  What can be done to help the caregivers around us? How can we protect our health and well-being as we care for our families? What can we do to make caregiving sustainable?  Here are a few ideas This is the…

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  • Unchosen Journeys: Caregiving (Part 2)

    As with many things in life, caregiving is complicated. Whether you are a caregiver, care-receiver or walking with a friend or family member in one of these roles, it is helpful to consider the significant emotional realities that people are dealing with.  Whether or not it is an acknowledged reality, as a caregiver, you are…

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