Category Archives: Heroines & Heros

Homelessness: A 3-Part Series on Facing Deeper Questions about this Complex & Global Issue-Introduction

By Lori Austin, LCSW Recently I decided to raise money for a charity I have passion for, Back on My Feet.  This organization utilizes my favorite sport of running to motivate members who struggle with homelessness to motivate  themselves to … Continue reading

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“Hope is the Thing with Feathers” & Cancer Sucks!

Pam Capecelatro Raiford is a dear friend who has recently gone on Hospice. Her devoted husband Guy Capecelatro III is a musician and also a friend.  They have a love together that has always seemed joyful and profound. Guy has … Continue reading

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“White Helmets” is more than an Oscar-winning Documentary

I was so moved by watching “White Helmets” I wanted to share a brief review with you.  When I think of Syria, which I know so little about really, I will now think of men with tears on their face … Continue reading

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