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  • By: Cera Meintzer and Danielle Palli  Cera’s Personal Connection to Music As my brain was swimming through ideas for this article, I took a moment to check on my five-year-old daughter only to find her laying on her bed, headphones plugged into the karaoke machine. Her eyes were tightly closed, and she was singing “let […]

  • By: Roger Landry and Teresa Beshwate We are surrounded by examples of forgiveness, including the remarkable story of Nelson Mandela, imprisoned for 26 years for fighting apartheid, who forgave those who took away his freedom, and so moved the country, that he was elected President of South Africa not long after his release. And then as […]

  • By: Dr. Roger Landry, Teresa Beshwate, and Danielle Palli We all have core beliefs, most of which were defined and shaped at a young age: how we view ourselves, others and the world around us. We have biases about what’s good and bad, safe and unsafe, who to trust and who to distrust. And we […]

  • By: Dr. Roger Landry, MD, MPH There are events in our lives that change everything. Events that, although they may occur to millions of others, are nonetheless very personal, gut wrenching, and result in a change in the orbit of a life. Fathering a child is one such event. Actually, the biologic act of fathering […]

  • Chloris Wendt is a long-time resident of Friendship Village of Bloomington, a Masterpiece Living Center for Successful Aging in Bloomington, MN. Below, she writes about the positive experiences she, her husband (Harry), and other residents have had at their community, and the support they are receiving during the Covid-19 pandemic… *** MASTERPIECE LIVING – FRIENDSHIP […]