Showing posts from October, 2013

Peace, Love, and Sunshine

The world is a bit of a tangled mess right now, so I thought I'd send out a little peace, love & sunshine. My thoughts go out to the many in this world who are suffering in so many ways. Let us come together for a brief moment, open our hearts, and allow love and compassion to flow, guiding our thoughts, words, and actions...just for this moment. We can lean on one another for support and reach deep down to where we connect at our roots - the place where we are all truly woven together as one. May Love Prevail...


The ups and downs are part of the journey of our lives, but there are times when we get handed something absolutely awful, usually on top of a bunch of other overwhelming things at the same time. It can feel like we are literally breaking, feeling cracked and vulnerable. We don't know where to turn, lost as to why things happened the way they did, wondering if and when we'll "recover", and finally trying to figure out how to move forward.  Life is a broad spectrum, filled with utter joy, brutal loss and pain, and everything in-between. There is no experience of true happiness without the depths of sadness. During times of extended sadness and uncertainty, we have to be wary of the seductive path of living shallowly in order to avoid pain, for that path comes with its own pain and loss. There is an emptiness that resides on that path, which all too many of us fill with alcohol, drugs, food, electronics or some other addiction. We try to feed our bodies and minds w