Letters from Main Street Founder

Letters from Main Street Founder2023-05-12T15:09:53-04:00

Read letters from Main Street founder, Jillian Copeland.

May 2023 Letter

"Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring those ripples build a current which can [...]

May 12th, 2023|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , |

April 2022 Letter

Dear Main Street Community, When I was 5 years old, my mother always told me that happiness was the key to life. When I went to school, they asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up. I wrote down “happy”. They told me I didn’t understand the [...]

April 21st, 2022|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

January 2022 Letter

Dear Main Street Community, It’s 2022! Life happens fast. 2021 was certainly a year of ups and downs, triumphs and challenges. And while Covid seems to ebb and flow, people continue to feel disconnected, stressed, more fragile, more fearful, more isolated…and perhaps more fatigued and less rooted. Nadia Bolz-Weber shares [...]

January 15th, 2022|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

COVID-19 Letter #12

Hello friends and Main Street peeps, How are we doing today? I can tell you plain and simple how I have been doing these last few weeks - I am f*&$^# exhausted! There is just no other way to say it. I am tired of cooking and eating the same [...]

March 26th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

COVID-19 Letter #11

Dear Main Street Community, Over the last year, especially the last few months of Covid, I have spent much time thinking about the many choices we make and how they impact our lives. Every day we make thousands of choices that range from the mundane, like what to eat for [...]

January 14th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

COVID-19 Letter #10

Dear Main Street Peeps, It has been quite some time since my last Founder’s letter. In fact, my last letter is dated May 29, which now feels like a lifetime ago. It is hard to imagine how quickly time is passing, even through this pandemic. As I speak to friends, family [...]

September 25th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

COVID-19 Letter #9

Dear Main Street Members, Today Montgomery County is in phase 1 of reopening from the closures caused by the Coronavirus....exciting stuff! I am curious to see who we will be “on the other side” of this virus. Perhaps we will be more appreciative of the freedom to move around freely [...]

May 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

COVID-19 Letter #8

Dear Members, Once again, I sit to reflect on what I can share in my Friday Corona letter. I have shared thoughts about hope, of lessons learned, on “being” and on the importance of a positive mindset. This week I have thought a lot about rituals, celebrations and acts of kindness…and [...]

May 22nd, 2020|Categories: Blog|

COVID-19 Letter #7

Dear Members, As we enter into our 8th week of our pandemic, how are we doing? Do we feel as if life is interrupted, life is on hold, life totally sucks...or perhaps, life has given us a positive opportunity? I am having many of the above thoughts and they differ day [...]

May 15th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

COVID-19 Letter #6

Dear Main Street Members, As we enter the seventh week of our corona quarantine, I am reflecting on the many lessons I have learned. Instead of sharing those with you, the list of lessons learned below was forwarded to me by a loved one. The list, that was claimed to [...]

May 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

COVID-19 Letter #5

Dear Main Street Community, Another week of corona has passed. As we move into our sixth week of quarantine, I am seeing and hearing about the many struggles people are facing. This morning my son Jack shared an article he read in the New York Times which reveals the hard [...]

April 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

COVID-19 Letter #4

Dear Main Street Members. Sitting down to write my Friday Corona letter has been such a gift. Like the last few weeks, with coffee in hand (obviously I am drinking too much coffee!!), I find a quiet time and a quiet place in my house to reflect. This week I [...]

April 17th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

COVID-19 Letter #3

Dear Main Street Community, I hope this letter finds all of you healthy and settling into our new way of life. It has been an interesting few weeks, to say the least, and in addition to sharing some resources below, I wanted to express some thoughts and feelings. I woke [...]

April 10th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

COVID-19 Letter #2

Dear Main Street Members, I imagine many of you are settling into the uneasiness and uncertainty of today's surreal reality. Many are in need of healing and connection. I am with ya! Whether you are meditating, enjoying sunshine when you can or eating everything in your pantry (that would be [...]

March 27th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

COVID-19 Letter #1

Dear Main Street Members, It is hard to fully express the many emotions of the last week. The coronavirus is on all of our minds and unsettling to say the least. I am praying that all of you and your families are healthy. Please follow all recommended protocols to ensure [...]

March 20th, 2020|Categories: Blog|
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