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Misty and mindful under the mistletoe

Lisa Smith Molinari | Posted 12.20.2016 | Good News
Lisa Smith Molinari

I'll admit it. I'm a sap, a spineless, simpering, soft-hearted, sentimental fool. I'm one of those people who tears up at the slightest little things ...

How an Honorable President-Elect Would Deal Now with the Supreme Court Vacancy

Andy Schmookler | Posted 11.22.2016 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

This piece is appearing this morning in a couple of the newspapers in my conservative congressional District (VA-06). *******************************...

Saluting our Sisters After Service

Paula Broadwell | Posted 11.10.2016 | Women
Paula Broadwell

By Paula Broadwell and Erika Cashin. On Veterans Day, our nation celebrates the less than 1% of our population who have served in the greatest milit...

Something Is Disappearing That Is Affecting All Of Us!

Catherine Nagle | Posted 10.24.2016 | Religion
Catherine Nagle

Something is disappearing in our world today, and I believe it is the disconnecting from our feminine heart. I believe the Blessed Mother is crying fo...

It's Time to Look for Lagniappe

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 10.18.2016 | Politics
Bil Hitchcock

Today I am going out looking for my lagniappe in whatever form it might choose to take. We are given gifts every day, whether we choose to see them or not.

The Purple Heart Is Not A Trading Card, Mr. Trump

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.03.2016 | Politics
Dorian de Wind

During its 224-year existence, it has seen changes in name, purpose and award eligibility criteria reflecting the changing nature of warfare, but also the changing character of the nation that sends its men and women into harm's way.

The Fourth

Ann Medlock | Posted 07.05.2016 | Style
Ann Medlock

I've got the hamburgers and the sparklers. Washed my red white and blue T shirt. Everybody's got their assignments for the barbecue. And I find myself wondering--just what are we celebrating here?

22 Pushups for 22 Lives

Janine Francolini | Posted 06.02.2016 | Impact
Janine Francolini

Backyard barbecues with the family and parades are Memorial Day customs but how about adding 22 pushups to your tradition? That's what Dr. Dennis Rebelo has been doing for the last 22 days as part of the 22Kill project.

The Surprising History of Memorial Day

Joel Peterson | Posted 05.27.2016 | Impact
Joel Peterson

I had the humble honor of serving in our military. But my service was a privilege, not a sacrifice. But I had friends with whom I served who made the ultimate sacrifice. To them and their fallen brothers and sisters I am forever grateful.

Memorial Day: It Is All About Honoring and Remembering

Dorian de Wind | Posted 05.27.2016 | Impact
Dorian de Wind

This is the ninth Memorial Day in a row that I have the privilege and opportunity to write a few words honoring the men and women who have given it al...

Digging Out of the Talking Trap

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
Deirdre Maloney

I fell into a trap recently. A talking-trap. A guy-who-wouldn't-stop-talking-to-me-no-matter-what-I-did trap. It happened while Hubbie and I were vaca...

End-of-Life Care: Serving Those Who Served Our Country

Rosemary Baughn | Posted 03.22.2017 | Healthy Living
Rosemary Baughn

Doing something physical on a regular basis will increase your lung capacity, increase your sensations, and generally increase your emotional competence, especially if you pair it correctly with breath work.

No Friend of Honor: Donald Trump and the Politics of Hate

Paola K Amaras | Posted 03.19.2017 | Politics
Paola K Amaras

We need to understand something. This one-time joke has become a menace to society.

Love Now, With No Regrets Later

Todd Uterstaedt | Posted 03.04.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Todd Uterstaedt

The sights and sounds of my grandmother's house started at the top of the rickety stairs on her back porch. There was always a wooden crate full of mu...

Prime Rib or Chicken?: Parshat Yitro

Harry Rothenberg | Posted 01.27.2017 | Religion
Harry Rothenberg

Moses gets a new job in this week's Torah portion -- and it's a surprising one.

An Unconditional Act of Faith -- Rev. Cynthia Meyer Comes Out to Her Methodist Congregation

Stephanie Mott | Posted 01.20.2017 | Queer Voices
Stephanie Mott

A mere 12 days ago, an extraordinarily brave and faithful soul found herself called by God to declare her own authenticity. She did so publicly in an intentional, courageous and life-changing sermon.

5 Ways Martin Luther King Inspired the World By Having a Dream

Amy Oestreicher | Posted 01.18.2017 | Impact
Amy Oestreicher

Thank you, Martin Luther King Jr., for inspiring faith, dreams, and all the power they hold for our world. The greatest gift we can give to each other is little steps in faith, trust, compassion, and bringing our dreams to light.

I Don't Think Atticus Would Like It

Bil Hitchcock | Posted 11.05.2016 | Arts
Bil Hitchcock

Monroeville, AL, home of Harper Lee and To Kill A Mockingbird, has produced a staging of the story, in the original courthouse and area upon which it was based... for the last 28 years.

#TransWivesMatter: Presidential Recognition and Honor for the Transgender Widow of a Fallen Firefighter

Nikki Araguz Loyd | Posted 10.09.2016 | Queer Voices
Nikki Araguz Loyd

Nearly 6 years ago my firefighter husband, Captain Thomas Araguz, was killed in the line of duty. While this was a horrific tragedy, the torture continued as my marriage was voided and all of the support that most widows of fallen heroes receive disappeared.

Yoga's Guide for Peaceful People Management

Jennie Lee | Posted 09.02.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Jennie Lee

For better or worse, people affect us from the moment we wake up in the morning until we fall asleep again each night. Their words and actions can dis...

Business Lessons I Learned From Medal of Honor Recipients

Ellevate | Posted 07.24.2016 | Women
Ellevate

As we traveled from city to city and across oceans, we spoke about perseverance, leadership, setting goals, gratitude and hard work. I know now that this experience forever changed me as a woman and business owner.

Lights Go On: Part XLVIII -- And So...

Thomas Bähler | Posted 06.17.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Thomas Bähler

Click here if you'd like me to read this to you To my love who is appearing in my life I take you as my partner for you love me for me as I lo...

Your Soul On Solstice

Miriam Ava | Posted 06.22.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Miriam Ava

On Summer Solstice, when the light is the longest, extend your soul to el sol. Plunge back into the ancient visceral knowing that the cosmos celebrate...

Honor? He'll take a Pass

Robert Trent Jones, Jr. | Posted 06.10.2016 | Sports
Robert Trent Jones, Jr.

But the fact remains that the ancient game of golf has something important it can teach the men and women of modern sports. Let's hope more of them start learning the lesson.

You're Still a Mother on Mother's Day if You've Had a Miscarriage

Robin Cassady | Posted 06.15.2015 | Parents
Robin Cassady

Recently, I was asked if it would be appropriate for a man to buy his wife a Mother's Day gift even after the loss of their unborn child.