HeArt – Art Patterson’s Story
Oct26

HeArt – Art Patterson’s Story

by Art Patterson, In 1973, I received a tragic phone-call. Tommy, my friend and former classmate, had passed away. Tommy was older than me and graduated from our school in the late 60s. Wheelchairs had not been invented yet and Tommy, who struggled with severe cerebral palsy, spent the entirety of his life in a cart. From what I remember, the cart was like a plain, four-legged wooden chair with two wheels on the back and a seatbelt....

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The Transformational Power of Daily Rituals
Apr18

The Transformational Power of Daily Rituals

By Gonzalo Salinas According to Charles Duhigg  author of The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business, approximately 40% of what we do every day, we do unconsciously. We have formed a habit that we tend to repeat every day, and it’s making our choices for us.   So, think about all the things  you do every day.  Some of them probably don’t serve your highest purpose but still, you repeat them religiously...

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20 Diagnostic Signs That You’re Suffering From “Soul Loss” . Article by Lissa Rankin
Jan30

20 Diagnostic Signs That You’re Suffering From “Soul Loss” . Article by Lissa Rankin

by Gonzalo Salinas I’m extremely grateful to Dr. Lissa Rankin. I think she saved me by helping me understand what was happening in my life. I was training for a triathlon, and I wasn’t feeling good. My body couldn’t take it anymore and when I went to three different doctors, they each ran some tests, and the result was the same: Everything was all right. But I wasn’t feeling good. One night as I was leaving...

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A New Warrior Reflection on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2012
Jan16

A New Warrior Reflection on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, 2012

A Reflection on Martin Luther King Jr. Day – the New Warrior and cultural change. by Boysen Hodgson “Agape is more than romantic or aesthetic love. Agape is more than friendship. Agape is creative, understanding, redemptive good will for all men. It is an overflowing love that seeks nothing in return. Theologians would say that this is the love of God operating in the human heart. When one rises to love on this level, he...

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The Other Stocking – G.K. Chesterton
Dec24

The Other Stocking – G.K. Chesterton

EDITORS NOTE from Boysen Hodgson: I heard the following story told at a Christmas Eve service in Sage Chapel on the campus of Cornell University, December 24, 2011. It was the first time my wife and I had ever attended a Christmas Eve service, and we went because my sister in law was a soloist in the choir (and she sang beautifully). The service was offered by the Unitarian Universalist Society of Ithaca, NY. Over 600 people in a...

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Justin Hunt; ABSENT, a new documentary about Fatherhood
Dec15

Justin Hunt; ABSENT, a new documentary about Fatherhood

by Boysen Hodgson Target; this movie, as Justin Hunt says, is targeted to men. And often it is women who ‘get’ the film. Energy embodied; informational, emotional, invitational Empowering intent; To present a simple thesis … ‘the father is the first human being in a child’s life who either chooses them, or not …’ and the choice, intended or unintended, has consequences. Primary archetypes; the...

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