Category: Contributors

Charrie Seeler – My Reinvention

Securing a new teaching position made me feel anonymous and invigorated, although it was a struggle to let go of a life of stifling certainty and to embrace a newly emergent life with boundless possibilities. The most compelling part of my transformation involved facing and interacting with the truth. The truth of it is job loss …

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Michael Diaz – In the Emptiness of Darkness We are Never Truly Alone; My Story of Survival,  17 Hours Adrift at Sea and a World Full of Good Samaritans

It was midnight. The clouds were moving in covering the moonlight that reflected off the ebony water. In the distance I could see the tiny rows of lights outlining the office buildings of Stamford, which were getting smaller and smaller reminding me I was drifting further east of the shoreline that seemed so close a …

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Tildet – You are the Light

When the world looks cloudy and dark Remember, you are the light. With your smile, love, and kindness Go to your heart, bring out the light. When the world looks bright Take in the light for when it is dark. Remember, you are the light. It is the flow in which we grow, Breath in, …

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Doreen Firestone – “Confessions of a Serial Auditioner”

Dateline:  Late ‘80s – early ‘90s                    The heart of The Great White Way, BROADWAY! Scene:  Equity Headquarters (AKA the Theatrical Actors Union) It’s a bone-chilling morning that begs the predawn sunrise to get off its sorry BLEEP! and aid the approximately fifty aspiring, anxious, fidgety, slightly delirious from lack of sleep actor-hopefuls that already line …

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