Category Archives: Crisis

Suffering pains

I remember being 14 years old and having strange, intense pains in my legs. Yet, there was no visible cause. So, my parents took me to the family doctor who couldn’t find anything. He told my parents to “Relax. It’s … Continue reading

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Dan Brown’s Inferno

What a delightful read! The Inferno blends the worlds of Art, Historical Inquiry, Travel, Architecture and Literature with the sciences of computerized tracking systems and Genetics. What it raised for me, particularly for this blog, is the issue of overpopulation. … Continue reading

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Declare Freedom to Be Balanced

Do you focus on what is wrong “out there?” Then you have taken a lot of hits recently. Maybe life circumstances knocked you off balance and you feel like life is unpredictable, uncaring and continuously problematic. There is a way … Continue reading

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During this time of a drastically declining economy, more and more of us are experiencing a corresponding declining hope and sense of emotional well-being. We are strung out with a multitude of pressures to pay obligations, adapting to others’ stresses, … Continue reading

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Prayer for 9/11

A couple of days ago I was trying to clear my laptop of excess files and was happy to find many memories of what really matters in life. It helped remind me of my life basics. This is particularly appropriate … Continue reading

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3 Steps to Cultivate Hope, Compassion and Healing

Opening up to hope in the midst of, say, a struggle for your life or someone else’s, is profoundly healing. It allows us the ability to connect with compassion to all of life. The linked article offers an easy method … Continue reading

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When Life Hurts, Part Four

I knew when I opened this “When Life Hurts” topic that it was a large one, but I didn’t expect to blog so many times on it. I guess life’s challenges are feeling very real to me right now and … Continue reading

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