Duckling, Angel Island, San Francisco

     We welcome your contributions and participation. To reach us with your leads, questions and suggestions, please email us at

     Hearts Broken Open is for anyone and everyone who seeks to cultivate a resilient spirit in response to life’s inevitable heartbreaks. In the first phase of this venture, we invite you to send us leads to great stories of true grit and grace -- individuals, communities, groups, or historical examples of personal, social, or natural resilience as you’ve heard, read, seen or personally experienced them. If we choose to pursue one of your story leads, with your permission we may contact you for more information. In the second phase of Hearts, you’ll be invited to submit your own resilience stories, in whatever combination of media you choose, about your own or others’ experience of turning misfortune into opportunity. To join the Hearts Broken Open community, just complete the Registration and Subscription form. To submit a story lead, please fill in the Story Lead submission form. We look forward to hearing from you.


Registration and Subscription Form


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Story leads

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Your name
An individual, group, community, project or initiative current or past that demonstrates exceptional resilience
Email address and phone number of principal person or group whom we can contact for more information