Thinking Problem – by Kate Ingram M.A.

Soul Matters – June 2017

I have a thinking problem. They say that admitting that you have a problem is half the battle, but I’m not so sure. I’m in pretty deep. I’m not talking about […]

Another Day in Paradise – by Kate Ingram M.A.

Soul Matters – May 2017

For 15 years now we’ve lived in the same, sweet house, and for 15 years I’ve been walking our dogs along the same street. Yesterday as I leashed my companions I […]

Making the Best of Things – by Kate Ingram M.A.

Soul Matters – April 2017

We’ve been having an interesting adventure these past few weeks. Having sold our ginormous SUV, we are hunting for a second car. Brand new is not an option, so we’re hunting […]

PAIN – by Kate Ingram, M.A.

Soul Matters – March 2017

A few years ago I spent many weeks overtaken by pain, the result of a bike accident. The pain in my neck and shoulder was intense. I couldn’t find a peaceful […]

Swan Song – by Kate Ingram, M.A.

Soul Matters – February 2017

While this is the Year of the Rooster, I’m thinking about other birds of late: ducks and swans to be precise. You might recall the story of The Ugly Duckling, in […]

Be The Bread – by Kate Ingram, M.A.

Soul Matters – December 2016/January 2017

Here’s a holiday pop quiz:

Do you remember what you received for Christmas last year?

Do you remember what you gave?

Me either. Sad, ain’t it? All the getting and spending and, by […]

There’s No Place Like Home – by Kate Ingram, M.A.

Soul Matters – November 2016

“We shall not cease from exploration, and the end of all our exploring will be to arrive where we started and know the place for the first time.” ~T. S. Eliot

I’m […]

Soul Matters, May 2016 – by Kate Ingram, M.A.

The greatest challenges humans face throughout their lives are two:
1) the challenge of where to start
2) the challenge of when to stop
~Sameh Elsayed

There is something special about the number seven. I can’t explain […]

Soul Matters, April 2016 – by Kate Ingram, M.A.

It is famously said that when the student is ready, the teacher appears. Sometimes, that teacher comes as a coyote in a pick-up truck.

In Native American mythology, the coyote is a trickster. Like the court […]

Soul Matters, March 2016 – by Kate Ingram, M.A.

They say things change the more they stay the same. Sometimes this is reassuring, but more often than not is just depressing as hell.

I’ve been going through about 60 pounds of cards and letters that […]