Dispatches from the network and updates from the Foundation.
Rabbi Elka Abrahamson
Like many of you, I’m sure, I am driven, focused, and ambitious. As my best friend likes to say, I don’t meander! Maybe it’s the New Yorker in me, but I want to get from point A to point B as efficiently as possible. It turns out that to keep my sanity, I needed to start taking the long way.
WHP Alum Jen Schmitz (St. Louis 15)
"Without the misery of the past, I would never know my gratitude for the present.” After a not unsurprising professional change, Jen processed what she had encountered throughout her career and used it to propel her forward, rather than keeping her behind.
"Poems, like ideas, multiply when you share them, and so does their ability to spread hope and optimism where needed.”