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Laying Down Some Truth

Glennon Doyle is luminescent — she really is. There’s an aura about her that glows bright, indicating she’s either a rock or movie star. She’s neither. She’s more. Honestly, that glow comes strongest from within her as she goes out in the world as a national progressive faith leader, mother, advocate and warrior. In an ideal world, she’s your best friend who doesn’t try to fix you, but is always there to crack a joke or shrug her shoulders and […]

Senator Al Franken aka Stuart Smalley Supporting Mental Health

There was a time when Americans only knew Senator Al Franken as Stuart Smalley, a sweet and awkward Saturday Night Live character known for looking in the mirror and saying, “I’m good enough, I’m smart enough, and doggone it, people like me.” But then the Minnesota native ran for the Senate and, much to the surprise of many, he was elected in 2008. Since then, Al was re-elected in 2014 and currently sits on the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions […]

The Meteorologist Who Overcame Weather Anxiety

As long as meteorologist Rick Smith can remember he’s been fascinated by weather. His wife actually found a little weather forecast he did in first grade; it’s framed in Rick’s office at the National Weather Service’s Norman Forecast Office. So, yes, Rick’s always been into weather. For instance, when “The Wizard of Oz” used to come on TV once a year, Rick remembers watching until the tornado swept Dorothy away, and then he’d lose interest. But, at the same time, he […]