“A man is not old until regrets take the place of dreams.” ~ John Barrymore * Keep focusing on your dreams, everyone! ~ Linda
Are You Feeling Lonely?
There are so many people who ache with a deep loneliness. Their pain isn’t usually visible, unless you know how to see its marks. It can be present in their sighs, in their slumped shoulders, in their quieted voices, in the darkness beneath their eyes, in the set of their mouths. For those who are … Read More
Quote of the Week
“When we protect ourselves so we won’t feel pain, that protection becomes like armor, like armor that imprisons the softness of the heart.” ~ Pema Chodron Quote from “When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times” by Pema Chodron * I’m sorry this Quote of the Week is coming later than usual. I hope … Read More
What Is the Best Way to Grieve?
There is no best way to grieve. Each person is different, and what feels right for one, may not be right for another. The wisest way is to follow your heart. Honor your loss with your heart’s whispered guidance. Learn to listen carefully, so that it doesn’t have to shout its message. There are all … Read More
Another Life Gone Too Soon
It has happened again. Someone I knew and cared about has died suddenly, and unexpectedly. She was way too young for any of us to have anticipated losing her. So many of us are shocked and saddened at the loss. Her beautiful, loving spirit touched many, many lives, both professionally and personally. So many of … Read More
What If the Happiness Isn’t There During the Holidays?
This can be a magical time of the year! It can also be a time when the pain of the past settles in on you, and creates a profound heartache. When that happens, it can feel like you’re the only one who isn’t caught up in happy celebrating. Feeling alone only adds to your sorrow. … Read More