Pledging allegiance

To what or whom do you owe loyalty? Reading about the resignation of Ralph Peters, a retired U.S. Army intelligence officer, from Fox News made me wonder about how many willingly or thoughtlessly sell their souls to attain wealth, power, position or fame. Peters claimed the network had “degenerated from providing a legitimate and much-needed outlet for conservative voices to…

It’s OK to Worry — A Little!

It turns out a little worrying is actually a productive way to problem solve. This is good news for me! I am a fretter! I know it, and everyone else does too. Unfortunately this seems to be a trait you can pass to your kids — something else for me to worry about! When I was…

IndexCardCure™: 7 Guidelines for a writing circle

My spirituality group is on summer break. So, this seemed like an opportune time to launch a writing accountability group, an idea that arose after our group spent four weeks writing and reading This I Believe essays. When people make a commitment, like wedding vows or giving testimony in court, a public pronouncement carries a heavier weight than just thinking…

#GivingTuesday @ IndexCard Cure™

2 December #GivingTuesday is a day dedicated to giving back. On this day, charities, families, and businesses around the world unite for a common purpose: to celebrate generosity and to give.     CHOOSING A CHARITY PART 2: Programmatic Success Are you on the mailing list for multiple charities? How do you decide on the best use of your…