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The Power of Virtual Friendships

Friendship is born at that moment when one man says to another: “What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .”” ? C.S. Lewis, sickness The Four Loves Friendship is a powerful thing, remedy and in the age of social media it occasionally looks like everyone has disconnected from the real […]

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The Oniony Layers of Grief

This was originally published in Vivid and Brave last year – I seem to be having quite a few friends who are going through a tough time right now, search and I thought I would share this again: When my husband died, health a wise woman told me that grief was like an onion. I […]

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Resilience is hope

Resilience is hope. It’s knowing that there is a better time ahead. It’s knowing that you can be, and WILL be, free, content, and safe. The future holds good and bad, but we do not know which is in store for us. Having the hope that things can only get better spurs us into the […]

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How to not be that a – hole on the internet

{Update: Being kind after a mass casualty event such as Beirut or Paris is obviously important, but I don’t want anyone to assume I am opposed to political discourse on social media.  This post was originally about being nice to people after a personal tragedy (a death, a cancer diagnosis, an accident, etc).    There is […]

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