Mary Mendenhall, etc.
are few and far between in this age of Specialists. Consulting with specialists gives one little help, though, when it comes to improving the quality of life. Wisdom is gathered, sifted, and tested by experience.
My contact with a very wide assortment of people helps me to appreciate each one of them: their setting, uniqueness, culture, beliefs, and passions. The Value of people shows up in my playing, my writing, my teaching: people are, for me, an Eternal Investment.
I've worn many labels: mystic, academic, philosopher, drama nut, dreamer, mother, wife, Companion, writer, friend, nurse, teacher...
they sum up roles I've played, things I've done, not who I am.
If this resonates with you, peruse my pages; join my circle of Diversity!