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When one door closes, another door opens, but we so often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door, that we do not see the ones which open for us.”  - Alexander Graham Bell

My newly turned 4-year-old had an absolute meltdown the other day.  It was over shoe...

“We think that the point is to pass the test or overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don't really get solved. They come together and they fall apart. Then they come together again and fall apart again. It's just like that. The healing comes from letting t...

“Pain in this life is not avoidable, but the pain we create avoiding pain is avoidable.”  -  R.D. Laing

We finally have reached our holiday break from school.  I have been looking forward to time with the kids, and nothing to do and nowhere to go.  I had all of the...

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“But feelings can't be ignored, no matter how unjust or ungrateful they seem.”  -  Anne Frank

Lately, I've felt like I am living the cliché of pushing and pushing against a brick wall and nothing is happening.  I know something is bothering m...

“The only person you can now or ever change is yourself. The only person that it is your business to control is yourself.”  - Melody Beattie

My husband and I were on a run the other day through the neighborhood.   As we were running, I happened to notice a small dove, a...

“Once exposed a secret loses all its power.” – Ann Aguirre

Often times I am asked why I am so open with my recovery from alcoholism.  Isn’t there shame in admitting a weakness?  Isn’t there embarrassment in recalling my behavior?  Isn’t there pain remembering the hard t...

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“Numbing the pain for a while will make it worse when you finally feel it.” - J.K. Rowling

 

The weather has slowly been getting warmer, encouraging us to shed our winter coats and on the days of greater sun and warmer temperatures, our long sleeve...

“For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain.”  - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

Lately, I have felt incredibly irritable and a bit like something ominous is hanging over me.  There is a lot going on right now, some happy, some neutral,...

My daughters and I were volunteering at a group event a while back.  We were all working for a common good, when one of the group leaders, whom we had only met less than a few minutes prior, stopped by to correct my younger daughter.  And truly, this woman didn’t commi...

We are healed of a suffering only by experiencing it to the full.” - Marcel Proust

 

This morning was not particularly different than any other, except for one thing.  On his way back from the laundry room, my husband came back with a look in his eye – an urge to overha...

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