Taking Time To Heal

Whether you acknowledge it or not, there is something in your life that needs healing. We don’t live very long before our spirits are wounded by unkind remarks, unreasonable expectations, or traumas that reside in our bodies, ready to be triggered again by the...

Grief’s Four Messages

Recently a friend of mine lost his partner of almost two decades. He’s been like a cork bobbing on the ocean, unable to sense direction, purpose, or whether or not he is going to drown in sorry. Anyone who has lost a beloved person or even pet knows what I’m talking...

Friendship and Value

Today I was thinking, or rather obsessing, about a friend of many years who has been impossible to contact.  I consider her a close friend, a confidant on whom I depended during the most difficult times of my recent life.  She doesn’t answer phones, emails or voice...

Days of Light Within

In my last post, Days of Darkness Within, I wrote about a stretch of sadness, loneliness and disorder I recently encountered.  It happens whenever I’m blindsided by incidents that question my value and self-respect.  My coach suggested I observe this feeling and see...

Gobsmacked!

So how was the weekend?  Thanksgiving meals, parades, football games, shopping excursions and family time have created a uniquely American holiday.  It’s a nexus of events that bring together the best and sometimes the not so best in us.  Anything happen to you that...