Reflections on a Year in My Life- A Holiday Offering

The great celestial “conjunction” of Saturn and Jupiter was unviewable from my location on Earth but it still happened. I have seen photographic and telegraphic proof but I, myself, didn’t see it directly so, in a way it didn’t happen for me. I think this is an apt metaphor for considering how many events ofContinue reading “Reflections on a Year in My Life- A Holiday Offering”

An Open Letter to Young People

Believe it or not, you are loved. Most adults truly and sincerely love children and youth and want what is best for you. The trouble is, many adults have been convinced that material things are more important than a safe, healthy, and nurturing environment in our individual houses and our collective home, Planet Earth. WeContinue reading “An Open Letter to Young People”

Welcome!

It is mid-March of 2020 as I begin this project and the entire world is in the midst of a profound shift in thinking, working, and living. Global climate change, pandemic disease, and social disintegration have coalesced at once, making humanity’s future devastatingly uncertain. My aim is to gather and share some of the mostContinue reading “Welcome!”

Who I am…

My name is Sara Hughes. I am 47 years old and live in Rochester, NY. I have one biological child, Jacob, who is 22 years old and am also “Mama Sara” to hundreds of young people I’ve met and come to know and love through my volunteer and professional work as a mentor, educator, programContinue reading “Who I am…”