4 Shows to Watch When You’re Depressed – The Gloria Sirens

First I thought of the title of this post, because when I’m depressed, I find myself binge-watching shows on streaming tv. Then I listed the shows I wanted to talk about, and realized immediately t…

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An Ordinary Life – The Gloria Sirens

But a great deal of my suffering comes from the thought that I have made it this far in my life without doing anything of particular note, especially when compared to others.

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Why Should We Help Puerto Rico? – The Gloria Sirens

Because we acquired Puerto Rico as a spoil of war.  In 1898, during the Spanish-American war, the U.S. launched the Puerto Rican Campaign, attacking by land and sea.  After months of fighting, The …

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Some Thoughts on the Weather – The Gloria Sirens

Tornadoes were the weather danger where I grew up. Illinois’ flat country is like that perfectly made bed that your dog just has to mess up—irresistible to tornadoes. When the sky turned that weird…

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Announcing the publication of There’s No Wrong Way: 44 Meditations – The Gloria Sirens

We’re proud and excited to launch the perfect first book from our press, Katie Riegel‘s gentle, amusing, and profoundly helpful, There’s No Wrong Way: 44 Meditations. It’s a rare combination of beautiful and good, offering easy, natural meditations for those of us who think we can’t meditate, such as “Stoplight Meditation,” “Running Water Meditation,” and something many of you may already be good at, my favorite, “Pet Meditation.” With love for you all, from The Gloria Sirens.

The Gloria Sirens are happy to announce the first book from TGS Publications: There’s No Wrong Way: 44 Meditations, by yours truly, Katie (Katherine) Riegel. Like most of my posts, the book is shor…

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Experiencing the Black Hole Sun: 100% Totality in Columbia, SC – The Gloria Sirens

Experiencing a total solar eclipse has been the #1 item on my bucket list for over two decades. I wanted it so badly that the morning of August 21st, 2017, when I woke up in a hotel room within the…

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