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The Emotional Toll of ‘Stuff’

For a moment, imagine that there is string connecting your body to every single thing around you. Seriously, look around you. If you're in your office, allow yourself to see every piece of furniture, …

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Searching For The Wrong Stuff

Yesterday evening, I caught myself checking Facebook and email obsessively. I had plenty to do to prepare for the upcoming yard sale and our ever-nearing move to Minnesota (and mothering and whatnot),…

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Packing, Leaving, And New Adventures

I'm packing. Yes, still. I feel that all I do anymore is pack. Well, that and talk about packing. This weekend, I am leaving this place I've called home for most of the last twenty-five years and the …

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I Found Peace In The Crisis

During the accident, as my car was flying through the air, I was calculating what I would need to do to get my kids out of the car after we landed. I was aware that they might not …

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Can Your Commitment To Health Handle Temptation?

Have you ever noticed how every single time you recommit to healthy living, you get sick? (By you, of course, I mean me. And maybe it's not every single time, but it feels like that right this minu…

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Anxiety And Acceptance

Sometimes the anxiety just comes for me, the collision of my reality and the way I think it should be. It's a mental train wreck that keeps me stuck. I cling to the dreams, the sho…

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Old Habits Die Hard

I grabbed "Kundalini Rising" and went downstairs to read while my family slept in. The morning sun poured into the back of the house for the first time in days. I tended the cats, …

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Laughter is My Life Jacket

I was recently offered the writing prompt, "I smile when I...?" and (perhaps ironically) just reading it made me smile. Only moments before, I'd been deeply committed to the grumpiest of grumpy …

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Pause (Poem)

In the stillness I pause To connect to the Divine Love that pulses within me In each breath I feel My fearful old ways Returning to Source In this moment I hear The truth echo in the Silen…

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Trying To Keep This Magic Moment

It's Monday morning, just seconds before the children's alarms go off. Soon, I will be forced to admit that this week has begun. I'm not really ready for it. If I could come up with a way to delay it,…

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Kristina Chew teaches and writes about ancient Greek and Latin and is Online Advocacy and Marketing Manager at Care2. more

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Shirley E. is right. I was fifteen when my grandmother died from cancer, so her death was expected …

In some ways the witch hunts haven't ended. :(

I guess I am a skeptic on the dismissal of this. It is possible for animals to become drunk; I have…

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