Then a woman said, speak to us of Joy and Sorrow. And He answered: your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the self same well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. And how else can it be? The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven? — Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet

Your diagram for creative living through suffering

An agreement with the concept that God allows suffering or somehow meters it out through the fine science and art of not “giving us more than we can bear” is a cruel, malevolent description of God’s role.

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Letting go of the past creates a future for others

I’ve packed up  Howard Jones, Steve Winwood, Nanci Griffith, and Clint Black in the coffin of a cardboard box. And when the box arrives in Washington state, it will be opened and then their guts will be yanked out. Their insides will be respectfully and consciously disposed of but their version of external skin will […]

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My Special Needs Child

Coming soon! An E-Book for Caregivers with Special Needs Children Learn to ADVOCATE, PARENT, AND BUILD STRENGTH in raising your child with special needs Find your peace of mind as you learn what supports you need in place to guarantee a life of emotional, financial, and physical security for  you and your child Do you […]

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