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Tragedy and Humanity

Today is a day that as a city we grieve. I can’t imagine anyone who wasn’t touched, if not heartbroken by the news of little three-year-old Elijah. Dressed only in a light t-shirt, pull-ups and winter boots, in his beautiful … Continue reading

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Betrayal and Grief

So, I ask you, do we grieve when someone has betrayed us?  Think of a time when someone you trusted or believed in, turned against you.  It doesn’t have to be something as big as losing your job or marriage.  It … Continue reading

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What Is The Meaning Of Life?

Have any of you ever asked yourselves that question?  Why am I here? What does it all mean?  Why do some people seem to have it so easy and others so terribly hard? I’d like to say I have the … Continue reading

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The Power of Thought

Finding two minutes of mental alone time doesn’t exist in my everyday life.  I’m sure many people with busy jobs or a few kids, especially in the summer, find finishing a thought a challenge.   So, I’ve made a commitment to … Continue reading

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Paul Bernardo…The Media…Re-Victimization

I believe that right minded people generally try to put themselves in the shoes of others and do so graciously. Of course, we can never know exactly how another person is feeling but we can imagine and act accordingly. A … Continue reading

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The Murdered Child Club

I’m part of a club—one I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy, and yet one I wish everyone could join.  The members have learned to take the worst that life can throw at them and still thrive…such an amazing example … Continue reading

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Patience is not, perhaps, my strongest personality trait.  It might even be my weakest.  I always feel a bit sorry for our kids because they have known from their earliest years that when I want something done, I expect them … Continue reading

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Every Cloud Has a Silver Lining

Life has a way of working itself out.  I saw a presentation once by former Attorney General Michael Bryant. He had been charged with manslaughter after hitting a cyclist and killing him.   Needless to say, his life was in turmoil … Continue reading

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A message for the holidays.

A short time ago I was asked to speak on ways to support those who grieve and on taking care of ourselves when life gets tough. Although I was speaking to a particular group, I would like to share it … Continue reading

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Feeling Overwhelmed?

Feeling overwhelmed to the point of distraction has been the dominant theme of life lately—and not just mine. As I speak to friends, family and co-workers, the weight of every day life seems to be increasingly heavy. With too many … Continue reading

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