mindful pause   What Sustains Us

What Sustains Me: A first-person exploration of what matters

what sustains me

Several of us have started writing first-person essays. In the future, a printed book will gather all chapters. Meanwhile, chapters are being released as formatted PDFs as they are written.


Work in progress:

See completed chapters (dowloadable PDFs), with most recent on top:

Al Pesso’s chapter

Barnaby B. Barratt’s chapter

Gunilla Blomqvist’s chapter

Erica Goodstone’s chapter

Ifat Eckstein’s chapter

Jill van der Aa’s chapter

Inge Sengelmann’s chapter


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