“Many People Who Do Bad Things Are Not Bad People”

Bit by bit, I shared more of my truth, however ugly, each time I returned.

  • 05/28/2022

Magdalena Kaluza: Direct Action

“By sharing vulnerability, we build deeper relationships. We need deep relationships to face what’s coming — floods, heat waves, climate refugees.”

  • 11/25/2020

Missing the Boat

I wonder if my grandmother and I missed the boat. Did we share some kind of outsider status?

  • 10/24/2020

Transforming Hearts (Including My Own)

Kelly D. Holstine (Photo by Sarah Whiting) Over the past 12 years, thousands of students have shared their hearts, brains,

  • 07/01/2019

Ellie Krug: Her Life Transition at Age 52

Ellie Krug has a deep voice. You’ll notice it right away when you hear her speak, and she knows it. She’ll often

  • 09/01/2018

Vulnerable Leadership

When Tanya Korpi Macleod’s husband of 17 years died suddenly last year, leaving her in possession of his Bemidji-based Valvoline franchise,

  • 04/01/2018

New Year’s Idea: Sing Your Way to Confidence

What’s on your wish list for the year? Learn a new skill? Take action? Deal with a fear? If you

  • 01/01/2018

A call to be vulnerable

I have written before about my calling to be a writer. That it occurred to me as a seven-year-old, five

  • 09/01/2017

Courage to be vulnerable

For people of color, race tends to be a defining aspect of our lives, whereas white people tend not to recognize the ways in which race shapes their lives. This incongruence in life experience and racial awareness is at the heart of why so many discussions about race fail.

  • 06/01/2017