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Articles, columns, essays, and poetry to uplift, inspire, and invigorate you. Here you’ll find features on health, wellness, inspiration, comfort and creativity.

Personal Essays | You are Seven of Nine

August 9, 2017 // 0 Comments

Making friends is not my strong suit. I like to live on the edge of things, watching and thinking, only occasionally venturing into conversations and putting myself out [...]

Sweatpants & Soul | Soup Ministry

August 1, 2017 // 0 Comments

I taught myself how to make soup a few years ago. I was well into my 30s and already a mom. I wanted to make soup the way my mother did, rich with herbs and tubers and the [...]

Personal Essay | Hard to Swallow

July 16, 2017 // 0 Comments

Note: the following is a personal essay and as such reflects personal views of the author. The terrible news felt like a punch in the stomach; it knocked the wind out of me. [...]

Personal Essay | Dear Tetya

July 5, 2017 // 0 Comments

Tetya, It’s now been 35 years. I know I never met you in person, but I’ve still known you my entire life. You’re the reason I grew up wanting blonde hair. [...]

Sweatpants & Soul | Hungering

June 26, 2017 // 0 Comments

Mom cooked, three times a day. I use the term “cook” loosely. She prepared meals. Dad died when I was seven years old. Before his death, our family consisted of [...]
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