• Intervening in Racism; Key to Cultural Change

    As Black America stands up and refuses to take any more government licensed brutality, joined by other people of color and white allies, all of us are called to assess our values and what we contribute to immanent cultural change.  Over the past four years, I have been pessimistic about

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  • Engaging the Inner Critic; Toward a Fluid Inner Ecology

    by Rhea Shapiro All of us with an abuse or trauma background, especially in early childhood, live with the remnants of these parts of our lives in different ways.  A common result is an inner voice that is anything but kind or supportive.  This voice echoes the tyrant or “ism”

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  • Deep in your heart, deep in the quietness of the night, your grandest visions include hope for the future of humanity and the planet earth. Formulate those grand visions now … After thinking of these visions, consider how you can model them in all that you do.  Imagine right now

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  • COVID-19 Coronavirus – Courage, Solidarity and Awareness – together we get through this

    Courage, Solidarity and Awareness – together we get through this March 19, 2020 Dear PWI community, Wishing all of us strength, solidarity and compassion in these difficult times.  Some in our community are already deeply impacted, and others are feeling the pressure and anxiety of an uncertain future and threats we

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