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Women, Spirituality, and Transformative Leadership: Where Grace Meets Power

posted by Margaret Wolff

“In sweet company, we are home at last.”— Margaret Wolff, IN SWEET COMPANY: CONVERSATIONS WITH EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN ABOUT LIVING A SPIRITUAL LIFE Women, Spirituality, and Transformative Leadership: Where Grace Meets Power, the new book edited by Kathe Schaaf, Kay Lindahl, […]

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Growing Lionhearted

posted by Margaret Wolff

“When we hear each other’s stories, we begin to understand ourselves better and feel less alone. … When I tell my stories, it gives others permission to tell their own.” — Alma For Ada, IN SWEET COMPANY: CONVERSATIONS WITH EXTRAORDINARY […]

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Women’s Work

posted by Margaret Wolff

 “Culture, religion, ethnicity are man-made social constructs that influence our lives, but we are more than these limited constructs. We are one humanity, the human race, and we have a responsibility to help each other regardless of what group we […]

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The Power of One: In Egypt, Everywhere, Anywhere

posted by Margaret Wolff

“Freedom is constantly choosing the right path at the right moment — at every moment. No one can do that for you. … When you do this, you win the battle, whatever it is. You are victorious. You also cannot […]

What Women Want

posted by Margaret Wolff

“When you operate out of the wounded places within yourself, places that are not your truest, the extremes seem irreconcilable. Life is too deep for cynicism or polarization. It just is. Compassion enables you to transcend these polarities at a […]

Yes, Maggie 1! There is a Santa Claus!

posted by Margaret Wolff

Yes, Maggie 1 !  I do so believe in the God of Small Things! I love how the Universe sets things up and “gives” me an opportunity to grow. I love my answered prayer to “be” Santa; the look in […]

The Spirit of Giving

posted by Margaret Wolff

“I think we each have our own soul assignment, our own unique way of contributing to the world. It doesn’t have to be something big. It just needs to be authentic, something that truly comes from within our own selves.” […]

Bloodlines

posted by Margaret Wolff

 “… for me, spiritual practice is making the bed, defrosting dinner, and so on. It’s not magical or removed; it’s about how I discover and reveal myself as I do things that are ordinary.” — Miriam Polster, IN SWEET COMPANY: […]

Kintsugi: Granting New Life to Broken Dreams

posted by Margaret Wolff

“Life is composed of wonderful moments and tragic losses. We need the skills to negotiate both.” — Rabbi Laura Geller, IN SWEET COMPANY: CONVERSATIONS WITH EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN ABOUT LIVING A SPIRITUAL LIFE My friend Eileen sent me some words from […]

When Women Gather

posted by Margaret Wolff

“My spirituality is not something I practice but something I am, something I live. … we must each live and act in accordance with the knowledge that we are a part of Something Greater than ourselves.” — Katherine Dunham, IN […]

Eat Pray Love Sigh

posted by Margaret Wolff

Sleeping Beauty Quick!He’ s Coming!I have to lie downAnd pretend I’ve been sleepingAllThese years.Miriam Polestar, IN SWEET COMPANY: CONVERSATIONS WITH EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN ABOUT LIVING A SPIRITUAL LIFE I saw the movie Sunday hoping we’d finally have a film that opened […]

Not Just Another Urban Myth

posted by Margaret Wolff

“When we hear each other’s stories, we begin to understand ourselves better and feel less alone. … When I tell my stories, it gives others permission to tell their own.” — Alma Flor Ada, IN SWEET COMPANY: CONVERSATIONS WITH EXTRAORDINARY […]

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