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Purposeful Living

The Paradox of Change

There’s something about soaking in the fullness of summer that invites a lull; the proverbial lazy hazy days of summer. Yet, given the ongoing pandemic restrictions, and the turbulence of sending the kids back to school (wherever and however that may be), many of us are experiencing that lull layered…
Christy Moe-Marek
September 9, 2020
Purposeful Living

Hitting Pause

As a young reporter, I had a "portable" tape recorder that was heavy, about the size of a bread box, but it had fantastic audio quality. It had quirks including a sticky pause button. When you really needed to hit the pause button, there was a 50/50 chance it would…
Cathy Wurzer
June 23, 2020
Purposeful Living

Reflecting on the Turmoil

Just when we thought our COVID-19 entrenched world couldn’t feel more topsy-turvy, George Floyd died in a South Minneapolis street while in police custody. His death sparked peaceful protests and several nights of rioting not only in Minneapolis but across the county. His death has brought to the surface, yet…
Christy Moe-Marek
June 4, 2020
Purposeful Living

Thanks from and for the heart!

I was talking to a friend recently about our lives in this time of pandemic. It's clear that many people are at peak emotional saturation after weeks of being inundated with news of a deadly virus that continues to circulate in our midst. It's been difficult to watch vitriolic anger…
Cathy Wurzer
May 15, 2020
Purposeful Living

Start with the End in Mind

There is a lot we can be doing with this time of COVID-19 stay at home orders and self isolation. There is spring cleaning inside, post-winter yard work outside, and countless TV and on-line series to catch up on.  Of course, all of this is possible when we’re not balancing…
Christy Moe-Marek
April 16, 2020
Purposeful Living

A River’s Roaring Through It

The author somewhere in Montana. When I want to leave the world behind I don fishing waders and head to the Kinnickinnic River near River Falls Wisconsin, gingerly tip toe into the water, and do a little fly fishing. When I was first learning to fly fish, I thought my…
Cathy Wurzer
April 10, 2020