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Unresolved Trauma: Like Dying on the Cross
Adversity / Challenge / Denial / Emotional Evolution & Spiritual Growth / Empathy / Escapism / Facing Reality / Forgiveness / Relationships / Self-Help / We Are Connected

Unresolved Trauma: Like Dying on the Cross

“My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” After reading a book this week on the sometimes debilitating effects of unresolved trauma on a person’s life, I couldn’t help but make the correlation to what is referred to as Holy Week in the Christian faith. This is the week where Christians around the world … Continue reading

CLOSET OPINIONIST: Opinion No. 1: Humane Healthcare?
Adversity / Empathy / Facing Reality / Opinion / We Are Connected

CLOSET OPINIONIST: Opinion No. 1: Humane Healthcare?

My grandmother used to say, “Ah, but the old days were so much better.” I couldn’t agree more, Grandma (God bless your soul up in heaven). Healthcare has lost its humanity. Back in the early days when the medical profession was not quite a profession but rather a trade (interesting term, now that I think … Continue reading

Prepare to be Moved by Gratitude
Emotional Evolution & Spiritual Growth / Gratitude / Inspiration from Others / We Are Connected

Prepare to be Moved by Gratitude

Louie Schwartzberg’s heart-warming, eye-opening nature videos are finally getting the recognition they deserve. This week he was featured on Oprah’s Super Soul Sunday series. His superb slow-motion, time-lapse films capture the wonder of the tiniest members of nature’s society, but there is a deeper hidden message. Louie’s close ups of the life of flowers, bees, … Continue reading

I Do It for Them: Debbie, Harry and Bob
Adaptability / Adversity / Being present / Challenge / Fear / Gratitude / Inspiration from Others / Relationships / Self-Help / Staying Positive / We Are Connected

I Do It for Them: Debbie, Harry and Bob

More than once in a while, I am reminded my personal catastrophes are not so catastrophic. More than once in a while, I am reminded of my friends who died young and can’t weigh in their thoughts on my so-called problems. More than once in a while, I pay these friends my respects and give … Continue reading

The World at Your Feet: Open Your Eyes and See
Adaptability / Being present / Emotional Evolution & Spiritual Growth / Staying Positive / We Are Connected

The World at Your Feet: Open Your Eyes and See

“By the sea, by the sea, by the beautiful sea. You and me, you and me. Oh, how happy we’ll be!” –“By the Beautiful Sea”: Written in 1914. Music: Harry Carroll. Lyrics: Harold R. Atteridge. Some things are not easy to see, even when they are right at your feet: Infinite love The potential for … Continue reading