Radical Hope

"Gratitude pours forth continually as if the unexpected had just happened. The gratitude of a convalescent, for convalescence was unexpected. The rejoicing of strength that is returning, of a reawakened faith in a tomorrow and the day after tomorrow, of a sudden sense and anticipation of a future, of impending adventures, of seas that are … Continue reading Radical Hope

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My Life, My Responsibility

"And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free." John 8:32 When I woke up in the emergency room alone, connected to machines, listening to the electronic sound of my heart beating from a monitor, the tears that stemmed from my belly began to pour out of my eyes. I had … Continue reading My Life, My Responsibility

Slow Medicine – A Mindful Approach to Getting Well

“I do not claim to have attained optimum emotional well-being. Actually, I think that may be a lifetime goal. For me it’s an ongoing process that requires awareness, knowledge, and practice. I do know what good emotional health feels like, and that motivates me to keep at the practice.” ― Andrew Weil, Spontaneous Healing Seeking Out Although … Continue reading Slow Medicine – A Mindful Approach to Getting Well