• Authenticity & the Soul

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • March 24, 2012
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    "A good definition of soul is the part of you that wants to belong to the world in the biggest way you can." -David Whyte, poet "Well I want somebody to tell me, Answer if you can, I want somebody to tell me, Just what is THE SOUL OF A… Continue Reading

  • Trust is a Tricky Business

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • October 28, 2009
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    If you grew up unable to trust one parent in childhood it makes things difficult to figure out in the present. If you grew up unable to trust two parents in childhood it means trust can be a complete mystery. Sometimes trust is confusing because of a trauma when you… Continue Reading

  • Love Brings Out the Best In You & the movie Last Chance Harvey

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • August 7, 2009
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    I love vacations at Chautauqua Institution because there is the opportunity to go to lectures. Lectures are important to me because I love new ideas and other ways of thinking. On August 3rd we heard Richard Brown, who teaches Film 101 at NYU. He asks all his students to not… Continue Reading

  • Honest Encounters & Friday Night Lights

    • Rhoda Mills Sommer
    • March 27, 2009
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    Friday Night Lights is a very special show. I ask both teens and parents to watch it. This show addresses the complexity of both adult and adolescent points of view and gets it right. The writers are psychologically astute and it’s well acted. A couple of weeks ago the coach’s… Continue Reading