Announcing a Small Change

WINN posts will not be appearing every week for a couple of months while I work on two new projects – but they will continue to be published!  Look for a new post next week…….  

Update – The Great Invocation

Jack Stucki has let me know that the Energy Being appeared again later and suggested some changes beyond the ones found in the version of The Great Invocation published in WINN last week. (Please read that first if you haven’t already.) The other changes suggested by the Energy Being included using the word LOVE instead of…

From Wordsworth

This week I came across some poetry I had not read since I was in college – a long time ago. I did remember that Wordsworth’s Ode: Intimations of Immortality was beautiful, but I had not remembered how significant these lines were: The soul that rises with us, our life’s star, Hath had elsewhere its setting…

Dealing With Distraction

By Celia Coates Virginia Satir was a leading light in the early days of family therapy. In 1972 she published PEOPLEMAKING, a book that was assigned reading when I was studying the dynamics of human relationships some years later. Recently I remembered the quartet of defensive personality types Satir described – four styles of communication…

Back To High School

By Celia Coates In 1990, the National Women’s Health Network published an editorial by Bev Baker about issues that might affect the health of teen girls. “Back” in this title refers both to an earlier post about high school and to this one that’s a look far back at discipline problems in schools. * Bev…

Wednesdays at Six

By Randolph Fiery Several years ago, I was impressed by research on the benefits of meditation conducted by Richard (Richie) Davidson at the University of Wisconsin. His scientific studies were coupled with collaborative conversations with both Buddhist and Christian practitioners of meditation. This combination of science, spirituality, and contemplative practice seemed to fit me, and…

Mistakes and Delays

A few years ago the slip of paper inside a Chinese fortune cookie delivered a very comforting piece of wisdom: “If you understand what you’re doing, you’re not learning anything.” Last week I learned a great deal! My understanding of today’s technology is limited. Because of some mistakes I made, some of WINN’s “followers” received…

What Is Needed Now

WINN stands for What Is Needed Now.
It’s a statement (it’s what our posts are about) and a question.
What do we need now?