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Stories from the Well

Meet our 2022 Wellspring Fellow: Isti Toq'ah

Posted on 01/06/22 by Rowe in Stories from The Well

This winter we are delighted to welcome Isti Toq’ah as our next Wellspring Fellow. Isti is a peace educator based in Jakarta, Indonesia and a graduate of UPEACE (University for Peace) in Costa Rica and... read more

The Sky is the Limit for Lindsay McIntosh: How a Principal Oboist is Creating a World-Class "Art Town" in the Sierra Nevadas

Posted on 12/08/21 by Regina in Stories from The Well

Lindsay McIntosh is a historical oboist who had a bustling routine in New York City where she completed her graduate studies at the Juilliard School of Music in the Historical Performance Program. Lindsay had developed... read more

Finding Mindfulness After Burnout and Moral Injury: Being Sustained with Jenny Andrews

Posted on 10/27/21 by Regina in Stories from The Well

Jenny Andrews has a long list of notable achievements to her resume. Andrews graduated from Cornell University followed by Harvard Law School before pursuing her career as a public defender. After seven years working as... read more

Sit, Breathe, Connect: Integrating Mind, Body, and Soul to Heal Trauma

Posted on 09/22/21 by in Stories from The Well

By: Mary Curran Hackett Most of us live in dark caves of our own making. Not intentionally. It happens imperceptibly over time. We carve out a nice groove for ourselves, rubbing and smoothing it out like... read more

Hispanic Heritage Month With Adriana Prieto Quintero

Posted on 09/10/21 by Regina in Stories from The Well

Adriana Prieto Quintero is a writer and teacher. She is from Venezuela where she studied Education and received her Master’s Degree in Literature. She is incredibly passionate about teaching children and has over ten years... read more