Blossoms and Stones

My sister told me a story about an outdoor project she did with her kids to take a brief escape from Covid-19 indoor blues. After hearing it, we talked about how this story could be a metaphor for working one’s way through crisis. I asked to share her story as an illustration of some of the concepts I teach for moving through crisis. Life will give us times that are as hard as stone, but it also gives us moments between the rough that are filled with beauty and softness. It is ultimately up to us what we do with the blossoms and stones within our lives.

The Special Gratitude You Have For Water When You Have Dysautonomia

Today I’m feeling gratitude for water, the source of life that composes sixty percent of my body. Life can only survive in a very narrow range of temperature, and water is essential to sustaining that temperature range inside each one of us and within the world around us. In fact, every biochemical reaction that occursContinue reading “The Special Gratitude You Have For Water When You Have Dysautonomia”

Choosing Joy

Today I want to share a healing note card that a seriously ill patient made in the Healing Notes Outreach Program. Each card has a place for patients to share their story or any other information that they would like to share with the patient who receives the card. Look what this patient shared: An amazing lessonContinue reading “Choosing Joy”