That’s My Story and I’m Stickin’ To It – by Kate Ingram, M.A.

Soul Matters – July 2015

I know a guy—I bet you know him too—whom I’ll call Billy Bob. Billy’s story, repeated ad naseum, goes something like this: “My parents were awful. They didn’t love me the […]

Time Flies – by Kate Ingram, M.A.

Soul Matters – June 2015

In the time of your life, live — so that in that good time there shall be no ugliness or death for yourself or for any life your life touches.  ~William […]

A New (Mother’s) Day – by Kate Ingram, M.A.

Soul Matters – May 2015

When I was a new mother, utterly and blissfully over the moon for my baby, I thought I would never feel anything less than that all-consuming, perfect love. It simply wasn’t […]

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 […]