Magical Memoir Moments

Reading to Owen and Julia: a calling consistent with all my other work in life.

Dream Job: How Do You Define It? Find it?

Yale professor Amy Wrzesniewski says job satisfaction and life satisfaction are enhanced by a sense of being called. Furthermore, callings don’t have to be magic. They can be crafted to enhance the fit between self and work.

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Writing as Spiritual Practice: A Guest Blog Post

How do you view your work? Is it a paycheck, an obstacle to your real life, a source of anxiety, or just something you do because everyone else does it? Do you cherish the dream that your work could be a calling — something that challenges you and makes you stronger and better? Something that…

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Voice and Place: A Resonant Connection

These mountains in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia are teaching me about voice. The picture on the left ¬†represents a small slice of the panoramic view we first saw from the window of our new house when we were seeking a place to call home. The mountains and farmland called us and we came. Just…

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