Archive for March, 2013

If You Don’t Own Your Story, …

If you don’t own your story, …      Father Basil We sat there talking long past each of the meals had ended, the last ones remaining in the dining room, long after everyone else had gone.  We could have sat there for many hours more.  Through three meals we listened, we shared, we learned and […]

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Obsession

On April 2, Michael’s latest essay – “Obesession” – will be  published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Raising Kids on the Spectrum.  The book’s sole focus is stories from those who are parents and caregivers for people living with autism.  We hope that this story and others in the book will give you greater insights […]

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Being afraid to fail

I’ve come to believe that all my past failure and frustration were actually laying the foundation for the understandings that have created the new level of living I now enjoy. Tony Robbins When I was in high school, I (Tom) took a shop class that, to be perfectly honest, I really did not like.  While […]

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Are We Flawed and Unworthy of Love?

Shame is the intensely painful feeling or experience of believing we are flawed and therefore unworthy of love and belonging.  Brené Brown Our society has been doing it for centuries – shaming people publically.   We seem to like to make people feel as if they are not worthy and that they deserve public humilation.  As […]

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The Male Bond

A recent article in the New York Times caught our attention as it related to males and friendship.  It’s been conventional wisdom that males do not open up to others as much as females do and that males tend to have fewer intimate relationships than women, as well.  While that may generally be true, we […]

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Happiness – a Choice

Happiness, like unhappiness, is a proactive choice. Stephen R. Covey We thought that this message from lifeaftercollege.org – 7 Habits of Highly Miserable Twenty-Somethings – has much to say not just to 20-somethings, but to all of us of any age and generation who wrestle with contentment and struggle to be grateful and positive in our […]

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Worthiness is Our Birthright

In every aspect of our lives, we are always asking ourselves, how am I of value?  what is my worth?  Yet I believe that worthiness is our birthright.      Oprah Winfrey Here’s an excerpt from a December 2011 article – “The One-Shot Society” – in the Economist that caught our attention: ON NOVEMBER 10th South […]

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Radio Smart Talk Interview on WITF

Here is a link to the interview that Tom and Michael did about the mission of Someone To Tell It To, yesterday on Harrisburg Pa’s public radio station WITF–89.5 FM.  Our interview is immediately following the interview about public officials salaries at the 31 minute mark.  

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Tuesday, March 12, Radio Interview

Tom Kaden and Michael Gingerich will be interviewed about Someone To Tell It To on Harrisburg, PA, public radio station WITF – 89.5FM – tomorrow, March 12, from 9:30 – 10:00a.m.EDT!   The show is “Radio Smart Talk”.  The show will also be rebroadcast at 7:00p.m.EDT. The site to visit for this radio station’s online stream […]

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Monday, March 11, Radio Interview

Tom Kaden and Michael Gingerich will be interviewed about Someone To Tell It To on public radio station WITF – 89.5FM – tomorrow, March 11, from 9:30 – 10:00a.m.!   The show is “Radio Smart Talk”. The site to visit for this radio station’s online stream is http://www.witf.org/listen/listen-news-online.php.

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