Bad things happen to good people. I think we've all figured that one out by now, right?! So, bad things are going to happen to you. Or, like me, LOTS of bad things might happen to you, over and over, with rare pause between crescendos of pain, and you may wake up one day and … Continue reading Is Your Well Full, or Are You Running on Empty?
Dear Sweet Nephew, Hi, how are you? What’s it like living in the light you were on Earth? I thought today I would write to you, because today it’s been 10 years since you left this Earth. I know you are still nearby, and all around, but, losing the chance to hold you in my … Continue reading Dear Sweet Nephew: I’m Smiling at the Memory of You Today
#13 is looming on the horizon... Not going into details to respect my family's privacy in such a hard time, but just thought, seeing as this is my place to share on life and loss, and my journey through it...I'd come here in the rawness of grief and tell you, think of me. It's been … Continue reading Facing Another Loss
“If you look deeply at a flower, at its freshness and its beauty, you will see that there is also compost in it, made of garbage. The gardener had the skill to transform this garbage into compost, and with this compost, he made a flower grow.” ~ from "You Are Here" by Thich Nhat … Continue reading “And With This Compost, He Made A Flower Grow”
A beautiful story for you... An aging Hindu master grew tired of his apprentice complaining and so, one morning, sent him for some salt. When the apprentice returned, the master instructed the unhappy young man to put a handful of salt in a glass of water and then to drink it. "How does it taste?" … Continue reading Be A Lake, Not A Glass