Monthly Archives: September 2012

Grief

When you are grieving, or sitting Shiva, you are somewhat of a novelty to others.  Because of this, people often do not know how to deal with the situation and attach their own ego wanting to tell others they are … Continue reading

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Repetition

Repetition is not failure.  To fail is to give up and therefore stop growing.  As long as you are making mistakes, you are learning lessons to apply to life in order that you may grow.  Doesn’t that feel better than … Continue reading

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Voice

On a walk with my sweet dog this first chilly overcast fall morning, I came across some people walking their dog.  Of course, our dogs wanted to meet and greet one another and they did.  As they were having their … Continue reading

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One

If you can like your sadness also, then the sadness is no longer sad. The sadness is sad because you dislike it. The sadness is sad because you would not like to be in it. The sadness is sad because … Continue reading

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Joy

“You are the most beautiful note in the symphony of the universe.” A friend recently wished me these thoughts on my birthday.  What joy flows into my heart when I read these simple words.  All to often we forget we … Continue reading

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Love and Compassion

On this day of remembrance, September 11, for all of those who were brutally ripped away from their loved ones, may we all take a moment in silence and remember those that are gone, but also do not forget those … Continue reading

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Dealing with Loss

I just finished reading a book an acquaintance wrote on the murder of her only son.  It was gut wrenching.  However, as I read her story many of her words soared right off the page and into my own heart.  … Continue reading

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