Endings and Beginnings

Endings and Beginnings The Roman philosopher Seneca declared, “Every new beginning comes from some other beginning’s end.”  So true, so true. Endings and beginnings! Endings and beginnings walk together as a couple, sometimes one brings sadness and the other joy. … Continue reading

Remembering Jon: Here one Day, Gone the Next

[Note: A version of this story appears in Faces of Suicide, Volume 4] Remembering Jon: Here one Day, Gone the Next Sweet. Gentle Soul. Big Hearted. A Big Kid. Generous. These are all words that have been used to describe … Continue reading

Alternative to Resolutions

Alternative to Resolutions As we usher in the new year, many people are busy proclaiming their resolutions. You can read my last year’s post and discover 5 Steps to Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions.   This year, however, I’ve come up … Continue reading

Grief, Loss … Life Goes On

Grief, Loss … Life Goes On For many years I had lived what I thought of as a charmed life, without any major losses or grief. Sure, I had grandparents who passed away and even aunts and uncles, but it … Continue reading