Kayla McClurg Becoming Ourselves By Kayla McClurg on 01-19-2013 When I reflect on the life and witness of Martin Luther King, Jr., one thing that strikes me is obvious: he didn’t start out to be who he ended up being. He didn’t set out to be a visionary leader, intent on making an impact on the country and culture [...]
I have decided to launch a Luminous Woman award series this year. Every month, I will feature someone I have encountered who is beautiful and bright and whose light is important in this world. The February Luminous Woman Award goes to Dr. Valerie V. Hunt Valerie is a Professor Emeritus of Physiological Science at [...]
Who in you is making your New Year’s resolutions? By Astra Niedra www.voicedialogue.com When we set New Year’s resolutions (and goals generally) we think about all the things we would like to achieve or change in our lives. For example, if your body is no longer looking as trim as it was a decade ago, [...]
What are you passionate about? What lights your fire in life? Do you feel ALIVE? Are you tending your inner flame? Are you experiencing the passion you want in your intimate relationship?
Inspiration is the breath of life that sustains us. It is the air in our sails. Where do you find your inspiration? Ideas? Places? People? Books? What lifts you above the mundane concerns of life, expands your world view and fills you with hope? How is your creativity sparked and how are you expressing it?
Movie Review- Hysteria….and a little Women’s Hystery for you! As a sexologist, I have been urging women to pick up their petticoats and run to this recently released feature film that educates us in a most hysterical way about this little known piece of women’s “hystery.” It is the history of the invention of the vibrator, which [...]
Gloria Steinem- still Luminous at 78! It was thrilling to attend the Power of the Purse event in Asheville North Carolina on Monday May 21st, 2012. This past Monday, I had the opportunity to meet Gloria in person and have a brief private conversation with her. I remembered meeting her 26 years ago when I [...]
MOTHER TERESA’S CREED On Living Your Calling The words below were supposedly written on the wall of Mother Teresa’s home for children in Calcutta, India, and are widely attributed to her. They seem to be based on a composition originally written by Kent Keith in 1969, but the second half has been re-written with a [...]
Family therapist John Gottman, a professor at the University of Washington, has spent his life researching successful couples and the principles and practices that makes marriages work. His research shows with 90% accuracy which couples will survive and which will not. In couples whose relationships actually improve over the years, he has identified the following [...]
The Invitation Oriah Mountain Dreamer It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living I want to know what you ache for and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me how old you are I want to know if you will risk looking like a fool for [...]