For the past few months I'd be planning a trip to Ireland. While I booked the trip to see a beautiful country the real reason I was going was to break my cycle of isolation. Since Jack died I've rarely left my home except to go to work and the store. I figured if I pushed myself way outside of my ... » Learn More about Leaving Disappointment Behind
My aging mom enjoys doing jigsaw puzzles. She sits with 550 little pieces scattered around her dining room table and methodically looks for the matching pieces. I have spent this week with her, preparing to move her back to California for the last time. In the evening after running errands and ... » Learn More about How to Detach and Brave the Journey to Acceptance
Shortly after Jack died I discovered the external hard drive that contained all of his photographs and files was bad. Two years and $1,500 later I have it all back and safely stored. Today I decided to explore the photos and found an archived file with photos of every trip, every hike, every home, ... » Learn More about Reflections – Photographs & Memories
I was talking with a new friend yesterday and she made a comment about how calm and peaceful I am despite all I've been through. There was a time I would have laughed at that thought. In my prior life, prior to losing everything that I thought mattered and losing the only thing that mattered, ... » Learn More about Recognizing the Blessings
My dear friend and sister-in-law, Eileen, said goodbye to her Dad on Saturday. She is pulling in all the teachings and practices that yoga has to offer so she can be present and experience the depths of this precious moment in her life, her Dad’s life and the lives of all those who were touched by ... » Learn More about Who Lives in Your Heart?