Reading time under 5 minutes. March 17, 2020 Dear Compass Points reader, I am writing to you as I would to my closest friend as we confront the economic and health threats of the pandemic known as Coronavirus Disease-2019 or “Covid-19” for short. High-minded principles are worthless if they can’t be applied to the low […]
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Welcome to my guest this week, Shannon Hood, creator of A Forever Letter blog and a fellow evangelist for note and letter writing. We’ll be supporting each other in this noble cause, and I’m so glad she let me share this post with you. See below for more about Shannon. So you’re thinking about becoming […]
Springtime… The very word evokes vivid images, sounds, and smells, especially for those of us who live in a part of the world where Spring is a distinct season. Spring is also laced with symbols of rebirth and hope after the darkness of winter. Every bulb that pushes its way through clods of dirt into […]
Reading time less than 5 minutes Dear Reader, What are you going to do with your extra day this Leap Year? That’s 24 precious hours you won’t see again for four more years. It’s just one week from today. Whether you rest, work, or play, just be mindful and grateful for this gift. What’s Going […]
Discover the impact and joy of personal, handwritten notes and letters
It’s not often I read an article/essay and get excited by the pure pleasure of the way the words are put together. That was my happy experience this morning in reading Shawn MacKenzie’s amazing contribution entitled “You Are Your Words” to Karen R. Sanderson’s “Words, Words, Words Week” on her Word Shark blog. Every paragraph, it […]
NOTE: A shorter version of this article originally appeared on my Facebook Group page: “Revive the Art of Personal Note Writing!” Next to Thank You Notes, Sympathy Notes are perhaps the ones we are called on to write the most often, yet for most of us, they are the hardest to do. What do you […]
Digital technologies have given a whole new meaning to the word Connection. My guest, Connection Messenger* Annette Petrick has embraced many of these as much as I have, but in this 90-second episode, she offers a gentle reminder of some old-fashioned connection tools that will never go out style. Use the audio player below to […]
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“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince