BEING GRATEFUL … I AM THANKFUL!

I am filled with awe for the life we as humans are experiencing. It's a very exciting/emotional time. With the holidays approaching, I look forward to the decorations, music, brisk fresh air and snow. My heart skips a beat when I see the first snowfall each year. There is such a joy in the memories … Continue reading BEING GRATEFUL … I AM THANKFUL!

The Ultimate Guide to Processing Loss

There is sadness, and an ache for all that will never be. The loss is part of life as change is the process. Nothing ever stays the same. We live, and we die. We discover, and we make choices. Sometimes they are excellent choices and sometimes they are not. My thought is about processing the … Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Processing Loss

THE MEMORY OF HER HANDS

  "Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage..." - Lao Tzu I am amazed at the thoughts and images that pop into my mind since the passing of my mom. It is shattering to realize the truth of death, the final vision of the person I loved. It … Continue reading THE MEMORY OF HER HANDS

THE ESSENTIALS OF GRIEF, LOSS & FEAR

"Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live..." - Norman Cousins I'm wondering if there are tools to help one process the death of a loved one. I believe it does not matter as much as who died, when or where but that they … Continue reading THE ESSENTIALS OF GRIEF, LOSS & FEAR

THE SHADOWS OF LIFE

As we travel close to the holiday season I have been reflecting on the changes in my personal life this past year. In the past I tended to fear change but today I welcome it as part of my growth process. Fear is the main function of belief that is claimed by most of us … Continue reading THE SHADOWS OF LIFE

Our Fathers Brothers and Sons …

The memories of being his daughter can only be shared from the eyes of the child I was. I recall that I held on so tight to his hand when we walked the streets of our neighborhood. Even today, I could see the birds in the trees as they chirped while children played stick ball … Continue reading Our Fathers Brothers and Sons …

LA BELIEVES …

  IAM Led By Spirit ...At times I wonder if it was my choice to love myself which made it possible for me to change and be myself. Interesting concept that one day I awoke to this revelation ... love myself.  Then suddenly IAM driven to learn and be true to me? To discover IAM strong! … Continue reading LA BELIEVES …

LA BELIEVES …

Death ...A destiny or is it fate that we all create in some way by our thoughts, words and actions when our soul will exit our body?Does DNA play a role?Do we come into this world programmed with an illness that will manifest and end our time here?Is exiting this life experience part of a … Continue reading LA BELIEVES …

LA BELIEVES

America's Heart is broken as we are witness to those we love dying through the act of violence. Unexpectedly, we are taken down to our knees and while there we must pray. We must connect to the light within and forgive. Love is the only essence in life that can heal. God loves us all … Continue reading LA BELIEVES

LA. Believes

Today is my mom's 82nd birthday! She has dementia! I have been wondering how is it possible to erase ones mind?I believe that the fear, guilt, shame, grief and lies experienced on the journey of life begins slowly to erase that which is too painful to endure. Death which many fear simply because of the … Continue reading LA. Believes