Author Archives: Tisa

About Tisa

Founded in 2007, Writing the World, LLC, provides writing and writing-related assistance, public speaking, and nonprofit services. For them, writing invites ideas, histories, connections, creations, dreams, and aspirations to come to life. They follow their Founder's, Tisa M. Anders', motto: As we write the world, may we also right it with justice, nonviolence, and peace. Anders brings her many years of professional expertise to the service of the general public and academia in this sacred process of writing: over 20 years' experience as a published author, independent scholar, and executive manager in the nonprofit arena.

Monuments and Markers By Tisa M. Anders, PhD

  Monuments in public spaces, along with related critical issues or actions, have been front and center recently due to the Charlottesville, North Carolina tragedy. One young woman was murdered while protesting a white nationalist rally. Many questions emerge from these … Continue reading

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Nurture for Our Souls in Good and Challenging Times: Concerts by Tisa M Anders, PhD

  The night of June 15, 2017 brought joy to my heart and soul. Dear friend and neighbor Nan joined me for the 10th ABBA tribute concert at the Red Rocks Amphitheater located just west of Denver,  Colorado in the … Continue reading

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Founding Story of Mother’s Day Reminds Us of the Dire Need for Peace, Then and Now by Tisa M. Anders, PhD

The approach of Mother’s Day 2017 reminds me of the 19th-century peace origins of this holiday. In our hurting, broken world, may re-telling part of this story bring us hope and inspiration as we honor our mothers and the women … Continue reading

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Kindness Matters: At All Times, Yet Especially in the Midst of Difficult Times by Tisa M. Anders, PhD

My best friend from high school, Shari, regularly surprises me with care packages. I never know what fun, interesting items she has chosen for me. Books and magazines are always in the mix along with a variety of unusual items. … Continue reading

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Mary Engelbreit and L. Maria Child: Moving Beyond Popular Support to Do the Right Thing by Tisa M. Anders, PhD

WE HONOR MARY ENGELBREIT AND L. MARIA CHILD DURING THIS YEAR’S WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH: TWO WHITE ALLIES IN SEPARATE CENTURIES, BOTH FIGHTING FOR SOCIAL JUSTICE Popular illustrator Mary Engelbreit’s work began to inspire and give me hope in the 1990s. Her … Continue reading

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Honor Your Inner Voice: Speak When Called to Speak, Act When Called to Act by Tisa M. Anders, PhD

January comes to a close and we now greet February, the second month of this new year. For all of us, we live in a time of great change. For many of us, the majority of these changes are not … Continue reading

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Blue Christmas Services: an Invitation to Rest by Tisa M. Anders, PhD

Blue Christmas services, or Longest Night Services as they are also called, have turned into a vital holiday tradition for me. For years, the holidays were difficult as a consequence of tough family situations, including my parents’ nasty divorce when … Continue reading

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Basking in the Bounty: Thanksgiving and Beyond by Tisa M. Anders, PhD

I have come to experience Thanksgiving as a time of genuine gratitude, fabulous food, and time shared with loved ones. Choice is a pivotal aspect in moving beyond some of the past difficulties with family gatherings as well as in … Continue reading

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Honoring Our Veterans: the Powerful Bond between Vets and Dogs By Tisa M. Anders, Ph.D.

In honor of Veterans Day this year (November 11, 2016), I highlight a 2014 television series and a nonprofit about vets. My husband’s and my love for our little Bichon Frise pet (many would say, our baby!) drew us to … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENTS: 1) REMEMBER TO VOTE!!! 2) MY NEW GUEST BLOG

ANNOUNCEMENT 1:  Remember, Election Day fast approaches: Tuesday, November 8, 2016 PLEASE VOTE. This is a key presidential election.     ANNOUNCEMENT 2:   Happily announcing blog 2 as a guest author in the Scholars on Swedenborg series, sponsored by … Continue reading

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