Catch 22

This article was originally published in the Jan/Feb 2014 issue of the Share newsletter. By Maggie Stockmann How many kids do you have? Is she your oldest? Such a simple question with such complicated answers. All that goes into deciding how to answer – Will I see this person again?

Continue reading

Traveling with Memories

Traveling With Memories

By: Meredith Byers, Share Board Member Summer is beginning, and many families are making vacation plans – either to travel somewhere by car or plane, or to enjoy a “staycation” and take in a local activity. Our family’s summer plans include travel in Missouri as well as Texas, and like

Continue reading

Kindness is Good for the Soul

This was written by Share’s Program Director, Rose Carlson. Practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty. ~Anne Herbert It is quite possible that one simple little sentence, scrawled on a paper placemat in a restaurant in Sausalito, CA in the early 1980’s, sparked the concept of “paying it forward.” Random Acts of Kindness, or RAK’s, such

Continue reading

Life After Death

This entry was written and submitted by Ginny Limer. Poets like Thereau, authors like Stephenie Meyers, and artists like Van Gogh once filled my world with inspiration, color, and entertainment, until the death of our child turned that world upside down. I saw no color. Neither heard nor read words that

Continue reading