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Inspirational Quote 8.6.15: grief for a loved one

“Take any emotion—love for a woman, or grief for a loved one, or what I’m going through, fear and pain from a deadly illness. If you hold back on the emotions—if you don’t allow yourself to go all the way through them—you can never get to being detached, you’re too busy being afraid. You’re afraid

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Inspirational Quote for 7.30.15 from Oliver Sacks

Editor’s Note: The following quote is from an inspiring piece by the renowned neurologist and author Oliver Sacks that appeared in last week’s New York Times. A movie called Awakenings based on a book about his early experiences in neurology starred Robert DeNiro and Robin Williams, the latter playing Sacks. His books like “The Man

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Inspirational Quote 7.23.15; darkest moments

  “At some of the darkest moments in my life, some people I thought of as friends deserted me-some because they cared about me and it hurt them to see me in pain; others because I reminded them of their own vulnerability, and that was more than they could handle. But real friends overcame their

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Inspirational Quote 7.16.15: Processing Grief

“Then one morning she’d begun to feel her sorrow easing, like something jagged that had cut into her so long it had finally dulled its edges, worn itself down. That same day Rachel couldn’t remember which side her father had parted his hair on, and she’d realized again what she’d learned at five when her

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Inspirational Quote for 7.9.15: Gifts of grace

“Gifts of grace come to all of us. But we must be ready to see and willing to receive these gifts. It will require a kind of sacrifice, the sacrifice of believing that, however painful our losses, life can still be good — good in a different way then before, but nevertheless good. I will

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