Category: Inspiration

A Guide for the Perplexed

Jonathan Levi’s scintillating narrative explodes like fireworks across the page, undulating sinuously across centuries to weave a tapestry of history, drama, passion, sound and color. The drama reveals itself like three-dimensional tic-tac-toe, drawing connecting lines to the present-day stories of two women stranded in Spain by an airline strike. The themes are both universal and […]


How to be Everything

A Guide for Those Who (Still) Don’t Know What They Want To Be When They Grow Up by Emilie Wapnick As a child, when an adult asked about your future career plans, did you have a different answer every month? A veterinarian. An astronaut. A famous singer. Have you narrowed it down, now that you’re […]


The Separation – After Hope Leaves, Love Remains

Hope is the beguiling optimist who enchants me to another day. She whispers encouragement to open my eyes; the trickster that takes advantage during that fracture of time between sleep and consciousness. The brief second that I lay suspended between my dreams and the world. That brief moment before dread sweeps through me and I […]


Live, Love, Explore

Discover the Way of the Traveler: a Roadmap to the Life You Were Meant to Live by Leon Logothetis Bullied and called a loser as a kid, Leon Logothetis molded himself to fit into society, donning a suit and working an office desk job. But something called to him, the same thing that calls to […]


One Story, One Song by Richard Wagamese

We are all story, and all part of a larger story, says Richard Wagamese in this book of reflections, and it’s our responsibility “to live out the best possible story of our time on this earth.” Drawing on his skills as a storyteller, with prose at times poetic, Wagamese share his thoughts on the human […]


The (not so) Little Book of Surprises

By Deirdre Hade and Will Arntz, photographs by Endre Balogh This beautiful coffee table book spans the distance from head to heart, reverberating back and forth with the occasional detour to the funny bone. Deirdre Hade’s poetry – alternately ethereal, humorous, and downright cheeky – subtly leads the reader into a contemplation of the eternal […]