Category: Lou Kraus

The Truth Sometimes Hurts, BUT It’s Still the Truth

May 18th, 2017

Wisdom comes from the strangest places.  What do you think of what George Carlin says here?

Normalizing Rape

May 1st, 2017

What is Rape Culture? 6 everyday examples of normalizing sexual violence April 21, 2017  By   Now we have different names for the same vicious abuse. Changing the name …Read More

How Trauma Lodges in the Body

March 12th, 2017

Krista Tippet’s interview with BESSEL VAN DER KOLK, a leader in the study and treatment of Trauma is fascinating. Anyone who has been the victim of trauma, in any of its …Read More


January 25th, 2017

I got this today from Rabbi Simon Jacobson’s Meaningful Life Center in New York. The thought, I think, is particularly meaningful now, so I thought I’d share. WHEN THINGS FALL …Read More

Violent and Nonviolent Communication – Definitions

January 16th, 2017

Marshall B. Rosenberg, PhD’s book “Nonviolent Communication, A Language of Life” is the source of sweet words and the antidote for Evil Speech. We are exploring ways to integrate Nonviolent …Read More

The Positive Side of Criticism

January 9th, 2017

These days we hear so much criticism and blaming going on, I dug this out of my computer. The link to the source of this essay is at the end. …Read More

Podcasting with my Friend Kiki from MYI’MPOSSIBLE DREAM

January 7th, 2017

Our first podcast of the year. I found a book called “Nonviolent Communication” hidden on my bookshelf. As I looked it over, I realized that it was I needed to …Read More


January 1st, 2017

I was given the opportunity to attend a Veteran’s Healing Circle with Senior Pastor John M. Schluep of the First Congregational Church in Tallmadge, Ohio a few months ago. I …Read More

Our Latest Blog post; Karen, Rita and Me

December 14th, 2016


Together, We CAN Change the World

November 23rd, 2016

Together, We CAN Change the World Words are the tools we can use to repair our broken world! This presidential campaign will come to a close on November 8. It …Read More

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