December 2017 Campaign Update

To date, Well for the Journey has received $44,750 in cash and pledges from 88 generous donors toward our annual campaign. Thank you! However, we are less than halfway toward our goal of $108,000. This goal is critical to funding our budget and continuing our work. If...

#GivingTuesdayWellfortheJourney

One week from today is #GivingTuesday: Tuesday, Nov. 28. Entering its sixth year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. We hope you will join in this celebration by supporting Well for the Journey’s work with a...

Photographer Captured

By Greg Cochran Creation gifts me – I do not know why I deserve to be such a recipient. From the expansive waves of Blue Ridge Mountains to an iris’ intricate design, moments of Essence kiss me daily. I am gifted by what I have no claim upon. I have no commentary...

Ecospirituality

By Maggie Lears “In wildness is the preservation of the world.” Henry David Thoreau’s words need to be at the forefront of our minds these days. I’ve been thinking about this quote since the commemoration of Thoreau’s 200th birthday this past July. Unfortunately, our...

Breathe!

By Helen Welde Doyle As a mother of three sons, my life seems to be a neverending roller coaster. Daily, I try to stay in the present and be the calm force in our challenging times, but it is incredibly easy to get off track. When a colleague told me she started the...

Reflections from the Well: Paula Schonewald

A question posed to me when I offered to write this reflection was this: “How does the Well nourish your spiritual journey?” The spiritual journey is filled with uncertainty. We need companions, fellow travelers, and also expert guidance, those with experience in...

Editor’s Note

By Robbin Marcus “Breathe…..” Sometimes when we hear that word, it’s exactly what we need to do, and it’s as if a soothing blanket has just been tossed over us – we breathe, we calm down, we feel better. And then there are other times, when hearing this word can just...