Songwriting as Life Spark

“The possible’s slow fuse is lit by the imagination.” Emily Dickinson When veterans attend a SongwritingWith:Soldiers retreat it can be difficult to describe how they feel immediately after writing a song. They have unexpectedly connected with someone they didn’t know and then created something entirely new, together. Something profoundly personal …

Hope

  The other day, as I was walking along the trail behind my house, I thought of the many people who have …

Focus on Genuine Happiness

Why do we need a specific day to focus on happiness? If you take a look at history, happiness has always ranked …

We Are All Family

Imagine being a child and saying goodbye to your parent who is going off to war? Or being a parent, and saying …

Finding Home

“Chasing meaning is better for your health than avoiding discomfort.” – Kelly McGonigal     “I never leave my house…” No matter how many …

The Power of Support

  “I am standing here today because of SongwritingWith:Soldiers.”   Sgt. Nikki Shaw shared these moving words as she introduced Half-Horse Town at our …

A Gift of Strengths for You!

I thought it might be fun for you all to try intentionally using your character strengths during the holiday season (and beyond, …