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Where We Begin

“The past is an inheritance, a gift, and a burden. It can’t be shirked. You carry it everywhere. There’s nothing for it but to get to know it.”
— Jill Lepore

  • 12/23/2019
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An Unknown Origin Story

On a January day in 2001, my mother and I sat together in the Gale Family Library at the Minnesota

  • 12/23/2019

Shop with a Purpose at the Friends for a NonViolent World Holiday Fair

Everyone is welcome at the Friends for a NonViolent World’s annual Holiday Fair! On December 6th and 7th the Minneapolis

  • 12/06/2019
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Voices of Vision

commentary of everyday women about building the future

  • 09/25/2019
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A New World Dawning

In “Collapse: Dreaming Another World,” a memoir by Minneapolis attorney-turned-Jungian-analyst Medora Woods, she reflects on whether catastrophic events of late

  • 06/01/2019
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Inspiring the Adventurer

In a recent visit to the Twin Cities, National Geographic adventurer Erika Bergman, a submarine pilot, and author Trudi Trueit

  • 05/01/2019
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The Dance of Trust

For more than 40 years, I locked away sexual trauma I experienced as a child. A therapist suggested that I

  • 02/01/2019
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Healing in the Community of Women

Trigger warning: This story is the first-person story of a woman who survived sexual assault. It was 50 years ago

  • 01/01/2019
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Redefining This One Wild and Precious Life

This one wild and precious life, as Mary Oliver puts it, does not come with a manual. I read non-fiction to

  • 11/05/2018
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Iditarod Heroines

Did you read any books in your childhood that you found especially inspirational? For me, one of those books was “Auntie Mame: An Irreverent

  • 11/01/2018