Author Archives: Shaunalei

About Shaunalei

"Peace by Piece" is a storehouse for my exploratory journey of discovery and healing. Feel free to reach me at: shaunalei@codepoet.org.

The right to believe versus “right belief”

I wish spiritual authorities the world over embraced the principle that individuals have a right and obligation to discover for themselves spiritual “truth” rather than an obligation (with eternal consequences!) to accept the spiritual “truth” contained within their specific religious … Continue reading

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Work versus smarts . . which should be praised?

Holy cow, I just read a very powerful article which I think should be read by all parents, grandparents, leaders of youth, school administrators, and–especially–teachers!  It’s called  “On the Perils and Promises of Praise,” written by Stanford pscyhology professor, Carol S. … Continue reading

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On appreciating our children

Ever been disappointed in your son and expressed that curtly to him without thought for even one of his good points? Ever gone days barking out commands to your daughter without thanking her for being in your life? Every wished … Continue reading

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