The Willingness to Re-Focus

Have you ever found yourself off course? It’s that crazy sensation of being overwhelmed, having too much to do, or being pulled and pushed away from the one thing you want to accomplish toward its polar opposite. Circumstances and events distract us continually.  In the midst of all the turmoil around us, we have to …

Letting Go of Loved Ones

No matter how many times we face final moments in our relationships, it never seems to be any easier. Yesterday, I had to say goodbye to one of our dogs. A collie shepherd mix, Curley had been with us for 12 years. He had survived weeks with the veterinarian after a horrific hit and run …

Hope in Hard Times

I awoke this morning listening to a TV segment about a group heading to help those still affected by Hurricane Sandy. It’s a tough time for the survivors. I remember how long it took to recover from my own disaster. The storm passes, but the work continues for months, and even years. What is most …