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Legacies

How Do You Measure a Grandma's Legacy?

Diana Grycan | Posted 05.28.2014 | Fifty
Diana Grycan

I approached my grandmother with my desperate desire to have this doll. My grandmother always had what she called her "kinipple" stashed away in her purse that she hid behind the living room drapes

In Dr. King's 'Symbolic Shadow,' a New Moment?

Terri L. Baumgardner, Ph.D. | Posted 10.26.2013 | Impact
Terri L. Baumgardner, Ph.D.

I, for one, call on our leaders for another defining moment in history. As they stand in the "symbolic shadow" of Dr. King, can they recognize the moment?

A Forgotten Piece of Women's History

Virginia Sanchez-Korrol | Posted 05.08.2013 | Latino Voices
Virginia Sanchez-Korrol

Not quite realizing that behind every exceptional woman there is a community of faceless and nameless women who have helped sustain her, the legacies of the migrant women from Puerto Rico, sculptors of today's communities in New York, are all but forgotten.

Legacies

Lai-Lai Jenkins | Posted 03.12.2013 | Parents
Lai-Lai Jenkins

Last week, as I thought about 2013 resolutions and reflected on the events of 2012, I realized that I am often so consumed with work and bills (the "reason" I have to work) that I neglect the "real" reasons that I have to work -- my family and myself.

Planting Seeds and Legacy

Rachael Freed | Posted 06.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

Why do we plant seeds, saplings and seedlings with hope in our hearts each spring? Why do we relish harvesting in autumn? We plant in order to harvest -- not just for the moment but to preserve and nurture the future.

Legacy Writing: Expressing Love

Rachael Freed | Posted 04.01.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

Whether we have such legacies from our past or not, let us commit this day going forward to offer our own written words of caring and love to those who matter most to us. This writing will open our hearts.

Context: Shaping our Lives and our Legacies

Rachael Freed | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachael Freed

The naive Midwestern young wife and high school English teacher who I was became a planetary citizen and a participant in a larger world. Here are some tips for building your own legacy.