June 12, 2013

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

June 11, 2013

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 make you stronger. After an excruciating period of grief, people can — and do — emerge on the other side stronger, kinder, and wiser. Grief… Read more

June 11, 2013

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

June 10, 2013

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

June 9, 2013

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

June 8, 2013

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

June 7, 2013

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

June 6, 2013

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

June 5, 2013

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

June 4, 2013

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 flattened homes. Less visible but just as devastating, the tornado destroys victims’ sense of safety and certainty, and leaves a wake of grief. In the… Read more

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