The Slip Slide of Time

April 19th, 2012
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Time just seems to slip slide away when you find yourself navigating a loss.

I’m not talking about how quickly time can seem to go while living our lives.  I’m talking about the strange sensation that where time seem to go back and forth between the past and present while trying to recover from a loss or a trauma.  It seems to slip slide all over the place.  When I feel this happening to me, I take it as a sign that my life needs to slow down a bit and be experienced in smaller increments.  Thinking about the future … Read More

Moving Forward With Friends

March 7th, 2012
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Award winning actresses Viola Davis (left) and Octavia Spencer (right) in a scene from the Academy Award nominated film, “The Help” “The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.”           — Pearl S. Buck… Read More

Living Through Personal Crisis — Register Now for Oct. 19 Conference

October 14th, 2011
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There is still time to sign up for this conference if you or anyone else you know is interested: Sibley Hospital’s Widowed Person’s Outreach is sponsoring a conference on Living ThroughPersonal Crisis on Wednesday, October 19, 2011. Bestselling author Dr. Ann Kaiser Stearns brings a powerful message to those dealing with the pain of a loss. With her inspirational insight and helpful healing strategies, you’ll discover how you can move beyond the harsh and painful events that have occurred, grow stronger and still live a fulfilling life.  When a loved one dies, a marriage or important relationship ends, a financial… Read More