Using History for Healing and Writing is a free writing seminar at http://www.welcomehomesoldier.com People from all over the world, ages 7-70's, donated their writing to help others 'write themselves home.' Do visit, and let me know how the seminar works for you!
Historian, former History teacher, Author - Letty, Island Quilts, Peace, Now, and Loving. Editor. Youth, Education, and Veteran Advocate, and webmistress of http://www.welcomehomesoldier.com and http://www.niquahanam.com The Niquahanam Project: Help to Heal the World.
I love "passing time" with family and friends on the front porch. In the new anthology, Louisiana in Words, I describe at 5:59 AM the sunrise which is so extraordinarily beautiful here in the country.
The power of love, unconditional love, to heal is extraordinary not only for others, but for yourself. That is why I offer a free writing seminar on Writing Yourself Home. The love and healing are there, if you dig deep enough beneath your problems to understand them, and those of others.
What Gives Me Hope
People like Dr. Edward Tick at http://www.mentorthesoul.com - people who not only care, but actively work to heal others.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
Insist that diplomats are trained in the language, customs, and traditions of the countries where they will work. We cannot communicate unless we understand what someone else is saying that is grounded in their culture. We need, desperately need, to understand the power of words and their nuances.
What/who changed my life and why
84 Charing Cross Road because, ah because it shows that the things that are truly important should not be put off until too late; that we must actively move on our paths daily to fulfill dreams, and not let the "mundance" of everyday life get in their way.