Ursula K. Le Guin on the Magic of Real Human Conversation

from brainpickings.org by Maria Popova But the magic of human communication, Le Guin observes, is that something other than mere information is being transmitted — something more intangible yet more real: In most cases of people actually talking to one another, human communication cannot be reduced to information. The message not only involves, it is, … Continue reading Ursula K. Le Guin on the Magic of Real Human Conversation

orphans

I am a mom. It’s hard for me to use the word “mom;” there’s just so much baggage. Real Moms don’t insist their children satisfy them. Real Moms don’t use manipulation, control or guilt. Real Moms offer love with a fierceness and steadfastness; amazing fathers stand in wonder. A father’s love is miraculous, needed, strong. … Continue reading orphans

I need men

Men and women: both are an important part of our story. We need the unique strength from both genders. I need women to lead me into what’s true about them and me. I need men to lead me into what’s true about them and me.  Important Note: I am a married women, and I did … Continue reading I need men