Monthly Archives: October 2017

For the Week of October 23, 2017: On Healing: Embracing the Quiet in Our Lives

When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the wood drake rests … Continue reading

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For the Week of October 16, 2017: When Life Hurts, What Sustains You?

It’s difficult to imagine the many lives that have been lost or devastated in the past few weeks by fire, hurricanes, shootings or bombings.  Each day seems to only bring more reports of tragedy–loss and destruction.  Last week I wrote … Continue reading

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For the Week of October 10, 2017: When Life Changes. Fast.

Life changes fast. Life changes in the instant. You sit down to dinner and life as you know it ends. ― Joan Didion, The Year of Magical Thinking, 2007 I’ve been asking myself how do we come to terms with the … Continue reading

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October 9, 2017: Canadian Thanksgiving Day

Dear Readers:  Today we’re celebrating Canadian Thanksgiving with family and friends.  Happy Thanksgiving to all our Canadian readers.  Regular posts will resume Tuesday, October 10th. Sharon Bray

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For the Week of October 2, 2017: Living Your Questions

I don’t write about what I know: I write in order to find out what I know.― Patricia Hampl For several years, I’ve taught  transformational writing (writing to heal) for the UCLA extension Writers’ Program. At the beginning of each new … Continue reading

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