Do you ever have this sense

Q: Do you ever have this sense when you are following your bliss, as I have at moments, of being helped by hidden hands? A: All the time. It is miraculous. BILL MOYERS, JOSEPH CAMPBELL [Read more…]

How Grief Can Create Post-Traumatic Growth

We’ve all heard of post-traumatic stress (PTSD), but what about post-traumatic growth? Disaster screams for our attention on the front page. If it bleeds, it leads. Good news is  buried deep in the middle section of the news, if it is shared at all. The good news is that what doesn’t kill you really does [Read More…]

What if the universe is

What if the universe is not conspiring against me? What if it is actually supporting me—teaching me, leading me? What if it is working to make all my dreams come true? AURORA WINTER [Read more…]

Death ends a life

Death ends a life, not a relationship. MORRIE SCHWARTZ [Read more…]

There is alchemy in sorrow

There is an alchemy in sorrow. It can be transmuted into wisdom, which, if it does not bring joy, can yet bring happiness. PEARL S. BUCK [Read more…]

Wake up with a smile

Wake up with a smile and go after life…. Live it, enjoy it, taste it, smell it, feel it. JOE KNAPP [Read more…]

You are right on schedule

You are right on schedule. Before a new direction is sought, it is necessary to review the past and discern any errors. This takes courage and honesty. The result is clarity and wisdom. AURORA WINTER [Read more…]

Love is patient

Love is patient, love is kind… It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres. Love never fails. 1 Corinthians 13:4, 7-8 [Read more…]

In order to change

In order to change, we must be sick and tired of being sick and tired. ANONYMOUS [Read more…]

Aftermath of the Oklahoma Tornado: What to Say to Comfort Survivors

What do you say to comfort someone dealing with enormous loss, like that in the Oklahoma tornado? Most people don’t know what to say to someone who is heartbroken. It’s not their fault. They haven’t been taught what to say. The Oklahoma tornado leaves a swath of destruction, including cars crumpled like soda cans and [Read More…]