Creating a vision for the year

A collage representing things you would like to be or attract to your life goes by the name of vision board or treasure map. It’s a good project to mark the beginning of the year. It’s also more fun when you make one in the company of friends. Our group has extended the visioning process over several…

Words to the Why’s

Jane and I began posting to IndexCardCure (ICC) in 2014. We don’t do it for the money (none earned) or to have essay go viral (we may need some cute kitten videos for that). But it is nice to have readers. According to the stats WordPress keeps on this site, I’ve published 142 essays and…

Wrapped in love

On Tuesday night, my spirituality group presented our first completed prayer shawl to a group member who has been dealing with the death of one loved one and coping with the illness of another. Given that her family members live in other parts of the country, Kris will miss a month of meetings. We wanted her…

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.: A midsummer morning’s dream

Maybe it’s the influence of reading Gothic literature during the first week of summer school… Or a byproduct of wandering streets in a quirky, historical town… Or perhaps, the after-effects of completing a circuit on the labyrinth (it was at a divinity school, after all)… I’ll give my granddaughters credit. Their beliefs have cast a spell,…

The magic of play

If there are children in your life, how magical is their childhood? Are they outside playing and creating or does their playtime consist of an early introduction to technology? It can be easy to rely on digital media to entertain children, but it may prove a short-term solution with social and learning ramifications. After spending time…