• To my fair weather friends:

    June 7, 2016

    June 6, 2016: The blog entry below was written over a year ago when I was struggling through accepting that…

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  • Longing for hard times…

    May 17, 2016

    A friend on Facebook just shared this ¬†blog entry and I am reading it from a much different perspective than…

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  • "Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that fresh, green leaves can grow in their place. It pulls up the rotten roots, so that new roots hidden beneath have room to grow. Whatever sorrow shakes from your heart, far better things will take their place."
    Rumi
    Rumi,  Poet