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My mom had her first mastectomy in 1949 when she was pregnant with me. Things were different then. Mom and her contemporaries had no support after mastectomy. They had the surgery, were sent to get fitted for prostheses … and that was that. There were no hospital or clinic classes in art and poetry for healing. There were no support groups, […]
“My mother: She is beautiful, softened at the edges and tempered with a spine of steel. I want to grow old and be like her.” Judi Picoult Dedicated to moms everywhere and in every time I live in the United States where we traditionally celebrate Mothers’ Day in May, but the acknowledgment of mothers, mothering, […]
If you are viewing this from an email subscription it’s likely you’ll have to link through to the side to enjoy this moving video. We Are The Voice: Children’s anthem to save Mother Earth. This song written by Niamh Clune in 2002 for the World Summit in Johannesburg. We have re-recorded it with singers from […]
On my last visit to Juneau, my Alaskan sister Constance, told me a story. It began over fifteen hundred years ago, when a small band of Pacific Islanders, plagued by overpopulation and the depletion of natural resources, set sail across the Pacific in outrigger canoes to seek new islands to call home. They […]
Same Rivers, New Waters … Last year passed the golden glove You know, the one with a fist of iron. She wanted no more of it. Nor I. Those glossy, glittering, glistening, shining products of a golden age had lost their sheen and the age of growth and worshipping at the alter of God. Demands. […]