Tag Archives: comfort

Turning Pain Around

What do we do when bad things happen to us, like an unexpected diagnosis or a broken marriage? We can ask ourselves, ‘how can I be powerful in the face of this problem or trauma’? We have to remember that … Continue reading

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Psalm 23 Revisited

God is my compass, my guiding star. God leads my heart at night in dreams. And when I wake up in the morning, he/she offers words of comfort and inspiration to begin my day. God shows up in friends that … Continue reading

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The Emotional Power of Music

Today I had the greatest pleasure because I was thinking about my favorite songs all day long. It all started when a friend of mine, Rhoda, asked me what is your all-time, favorite song? At the time, I was going … Continue reading

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Old Friends and Comfort

There is nothing like having an old friend come over, particularly when you only see them sporadically. My old friend, Randall used to live in L.A. We knew each other when we were only 29. We have lived through many … Continue reading

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Waking up Trusting Life

This morning as I was lying in bed, I could feel my heart beating fast. I recognized that I was this was the result of my worries about money, about the phone call from my boss, telling me whether I … Continue reading

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Moving On

I am packing up to move. I feel sentimental and nostalgic about everything in my place. I kept mementos of friendships and far off places that I have traveled to. So many good memories. I am packing very slowly, caught … Continue reading

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Creativity Comes from Feeling

I went for a walk by the bay today. And for once, I slowed down.  I was not thinking of the past or the present. I was just in the now moment. I let each of my five senses guide … Continue reading

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