A Winter Thaw

A Winter Thaw

On Wednesday I awoke to find that the previous day’s snow storm had ended. A warm front was moving into Southern New Hampshire, bringing thick fog, falling ice, and wind. I ventured outside to capture this remarkable change in weather. Not only did I relish the sound...
It Might Have Been Otherwise

It Might Have Been Otherwise

Gratitude is good for our health. As Psychology Today explains, “gratefulness—and especially expression of it to others—is associated with increased energy, optimism, and empathy”; it can also “increase our well-being and happiness.”But when your Loved One is...
Peace Is Always There

Peace Is Always There

What would we have tohold in compassionto be at peace right now?What would we have tolet go ofto be at peace right now?– From The Art of Forgiveness, Lovingkindness, and Peace by Jack Kornfield Exercise:  Contemplate Jack Kornfield’s questions and...
The Peace of Wild Things

The Peace of Wild Things

Have you become too accustomed to despair? Do your loved one’s struggles with addiction, combined with the steady stream of bad news about fires, shootings, and hurricanes make you feel hopeless at times?It is too easy for negativity to become the norm. That’s why...

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