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How a Health Scare Became My Teacher

Roxanne Hobbs | Posted 05.18.2015 | Women
Roxanne Hobbs

Yet this glimpse of a life with no guarantees is worth sitting with for a while longer. Buddhism teaches that nothing is permanent. The only certainties are sickness, old age and death. Rather than being morbid, this is about an enlightened approach to living.


Jana Lee Frazier | Posted 04.07.2015 | Good News
Jana Lee Frazier

I had never been in an ambulance before -- on ice-encrusted back roads hurtling through a storm. In my flimsy flowered robe and thin slippers, with two young men frantically adjusting tubes and trying unsuccessfully to soothe me.

Thriving the Hard Way

Evgeniya Melnikova | Posted 08.24.2014 | Women
Evgeniya Melnikova

No need to stress yourself out about anything. At the end of it all, nothing will bring us so much joy, as being strong and thriving sisters, wives and mothers. Connecting and caring for each other, we can build a beautiful world for next generations to come. One step at a time.

Age Is No Excuse, But Soccer Camp Is No Picnic

Richard Gaudreau | Posted 09.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Richard Gaudreau

One summer I made the mistake of mentioning to my wife that I wished I could go to an adult soccer camp. The next thing I knew, she'd found a goalie camp on the internet in Maine. As a lark, I sent in my application, getting back a congratulatory "You have been accepted!"

HIV Scare at St. Louis High School

Abigail Jones | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Abigail Jones

Normandy High School officials should have come out strongly, advocating openness, pushing sex education, and acknowledging the problems and pressures of teenage life.