Grief and the Holidays

GRIEF AND THE HOLIDAYS A good analogy of the first Christmas is ‘’frozen’’. The inside feelings are like the North country. Frozen and in limbo. The zest that you feel in the Spring of the year when the flowers and leaves start to come alive is absent in the...

Looking back

It’s in the looking back that we can see how far we’ve traveled. In the grieving process it truly is in the looking back that we can see what we’ve endured.  We see the changes that we’ve made to begin a new life.  We see the changes that have...

FIND JOY

  Outdoors today in the frozen North country reminds me of the picture above. I was outdoors to put some Christmas lights up in an effort to cheer myself up because I don’t do cold very well.  Thus – the reason for residing part of the year in California....

Does it get easier ?

In the Darkness If you are grieving a loss you can be sure your grief will change. Does it become easier people always ask hoping the answer will be a resounding YES. Grief Changes !! Of that you can rest assured. It takes time to actually see and feel the changes....

Be Transformed

Transformed from a cocoon to a creation of beauty and awe A new way of being creates tranformation. A new way of thinking changes all avenues of your life. Look at that beautiful butterfly in the picture above. It leaves you feeling light and airy and in awe of the...

Do you know the way ?

Just as I carry genes of my earthly parents – Mom and Dad – so I carry the spiritual genes of my Father in Heaven (3 in 1 – my Father – my Brother and the Holy Spirit). Aren’t I Blessed. My earthly genes are ”seen”. My body...

Excerpt – ”Get a Life”

The road to recovery While in the preparation for this week’s blog the book I wrote 8 years after the death of my Tiffany called me – and this is where it opened……… ”How did I survive? I ask myself over and over. How did I manage?...

Look at your ruler

Look at this ruler. Consider one inch represents 10 years of your life!! I’ve used a 12 inch ruler as an example hoping you all live to 120. I use 100 as my measurement and that being said I’m in the last 1/3 of my life. I don’t expect to live to be...

The Miracle in the Messages

Miracles are all around us !! They come when you least expect them BUT you must expect them and be open to them. Miracle messages come in a multitude of ways – sight, sound and senses being the instruments of delivery. Awareness is key. It can be a song on your...

Looking Back

Journal – so you can look back and see how far you’ve come. I take my own advice you know – so this morning I was rereading some of my journal entries from a year and a half ago and find now a need to share them. My purpose is to shine a light on...