It’s Not Easy Being Green – by Kate Ingram, M.A.

Soul Matters – April 2015

I sat down in a good mood on a sunny Sunday morning to look at my email and there it was, lying in wait. The email was from a colleague who […]

Little (Tao) House on the Prairie – by Kate Ingram, M.A.

Soul Matters – March 2015

As a young girl I loved the Little House book series by Laura Ingalls Wilder, which chronicled her life growing up in the 1860s. I read the books many times and […]

Heart and Soul – by Kate Ingram, M.A.

Soul Matters – February 2015

I don’t mean to burst anyone’s romantic bubble, but I thought a little education about the heart and the origins of Valentine’s Day might be of interest. An alternative, if you […]

Night Vision – by Kate Ingram, MA

Soul Matters – December 2014/January 2015

The other morning I sat in the pre-dawn darkness on my porch, wrapped up against the cold, staring at the stars with their piercing, distant magnificence. I listened to invisible […]

Soul Matters, November 2014 – by Kate Ingram, M.A.

“Sometimes I go about in pity for myself, and all the while a great wind is bearing me across the sky.”    ~Ojibwa saying

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Meaningful Suffering – by Kate Ingram

Soul Matters – October 2014

“No tree, it is said, can grow to heaven unless its roots reach down to hell.” C.G. Jung

I don’t know if it’s the time of year, phase of life, or just […]

Ladies and Gentlemen, Take My Advice … by Kate Ingram, M.A.

Soul Matters – September 2014

By the time you read this, school will be back in session and I will be doing the happy dance, back in my bliss, working on the next book. But today […]

SBNR – by Kate Ingram, M.A.

Soul Matters – August 2014

There’s a meme going around these days called “Spiritual But Not Religious,”and it’s growing like gangbusters. (There is also the lesser-discussed “Religious But Not Spiritual,” which is a topic for another […]

Midlife Musings – by Kate Ingram, M.A.

Soul Matters – July 2014

“Thoroughly unprepared, we take the step into the afternoon of life. Worse still, we take this step with the false presupposition that our truths and our ideals will serve us as […]

Yes is the New No – by Kate Ingram

I recently heard a local country singer on the radio talking about the difficulty of hitting it big in the music business. He shared how, one day, feeling tired and discouraged, he’d heard his phone ring and decided not to answer it. Later, when he listened to his messages, he discovered that...