How can we be of service? This surprised me.

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On a Saturday, I unexpectedly became a part of a miracle. At an Alaskan women’s summit workshop, I learned we would be of service to two young women, and split into teams. Saint Vincent de Paul, a Catholic priest who lived in France in the late 1800s, came to mind. He believed in the reciprocity that can occur …

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GO, Make Your Ruckus #Solvay1927

Dear Seth, You did it. Tonight, I got it. I really got it. Thank you so very, very much. Pegge “There is nothing comfortable about courage.” – Seth Godin The white Labrador will curl herself into my cross-legged seat on the sofa, placing her head on my leg, so practically …

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Life in Alaska #advent

Molokai Sunrise

Southcentral Alaska–A four-day weekend of #thanksgiving hibernation in a winter white landscape of powder is long awaited bliss, sparked with learning to use a car battery recharger, and this afternoon, the gift of numb fingers choosing zipstrips to creatively fix and inflate a flat tubeless tire for the yellow wheelbarrow …

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Risking Connections

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I’d been living too fast, again. Busyness threatened my health and well-being. Putting my home up for sale, a demanding work life in communications and public affairs for a school district with unpredictable events requiring immediate reaction, and too many volunteer commitments were desensitizing and destabilizing my foundation. Increased global …

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Time: A worthy investment

Livi and Willow Pegge Erkeneff

An unexpected mathematical calculation resulted in a reflection about the number 2,080, which initiated a chain of contrasts and connections—an inquiry which caused an inner awakening, new realizations, and footprints into my future. I’d been editing that night, wordsmithing, when a text arrived from a soon-to-be college graduate who was …

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