Tag Archives: healing

Ann Wertz Garvin’s The Dog Year

by Mary E. Latela August 30, 2017. Great writing is not always in busy, emotional scenes, but in the parts left out. Ann Garvin does this with perfection. Dr. Lucy Peterman has lost her husband and long yearned for baby-to-be … Continue reading

Posted in courage, grief, searching, secrets, women | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Transformation

Healing by telling one story Continue reading

Posted in abuse, courage, family secret, healing, mystory | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Reacting to Feedback

Chelsea Clinton (@ChelseaClinron)  opened up an important topic, highlighted in Harvard Business Review,  about the difference between men and women responding to feedback about themselves. So many factors come into play, that I thought I’d follow the trail for a while.For … Continue reading

Posted in feedback, interdependence, learning, women | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Orlando: Scene of Mass Killings

Orlando – Scene of Mass Killings, June 12, 2016 Mary E. Latela This morning a terrorist attack in Orlando, Florida, took the lives of 50 souls and injured more than 50 others as a man decided to vent his rage/confusion/arrogance … Continue reading

Posted in death/dying, disaster, ethics, Stiltner | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Remember Them

Memorial Day, reflection by Mary E. Latela. May 30, 2016   What is the most important task of those who have lost loved ones – To remember them, never, never to forget them! On this Memorial Day and from time … Continue reading

Posted in art, death/dying, faith and religion, healing, war | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Peace without War?

Toward a More Peaceful Community Reflection by Mary E. Latela, M.Div. Representatives of The Pontifical Council for Justice and Peace and the global Catholic peace network Pax Christi International gathered April 11th to 13th to focus on the hope and … Continue reading

Posted in death/dying, ethics, healing | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

Family Violence Law is Killed

In Mississippi, Law to protect victims of family violence dies. Continue reading

Posted in domestic violence, ethics, family, herstory, StoryandSociety, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Whole Lot of Angry

Reflection by Mary E. Latela, 4/3/16 In the States, there is a great deal of anger, mostly  around the upcoming elections – next November. So many people are being convinced that a new Pres. will boldly, forcefully cure America. If … Continue reading

Posted in ethics, StoryandSociety, thriving communities, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Doppelganger?

Sisterhood? Amazing! Mary E. Latela March 15, 2016 I was curious about friends who identified as introverts, particularly those who are writers/authors/editors. Wonderful teacher @CreativeFriend has a great post about her personality. Joanna Penn, who writes books to help writers … Continue reading

Posted in growing up, healing, herstory, interdependence | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Story that Saved My Life

Turning point …   Mary E Latela, March 6, 2016… The story that saved me was entitled “The Burning Bed.” (published 1/1/1980) by Faith McNulty, about Francine Hughes, a battered wife, who killed her husband after he made her burn … Continue reading

Posted in domestic violence, herstory | Tagged , | Leave a comment