A Different Source

trust your Self
MARCH 4, 2010 1:16AM

How to Talk with Survivors

Chile, Haiti, New Orleans, Thailand...many more.  In the end, the disaster may be less traumatic than the aftermath of misunderstanding and isolation.


Dos and Don’ts

Do listen.

Do ask questions.

Don't talk so much.

Do accept ‘no’ for an answer about talking or goin… Read full post »

Editor’s Pick
DECEMBER 26, 2009 7:22PM

Remembering the Tsunami of 2004


My friend said that if there is any lesson to be learned from a disaster it is that of living in the moment, for the moment. 

He said that grace is present in the most disastrous and painful situations.  We need to recognize grace and use the grace for/… Read full post »

DECEMBER 22, 2009 5:23PM

Who we want to be is who we already are

Karen’s journey took her, eventually, to a place where she honored herself.  She completed another revolution on the ever-expanding spiral, to arrive at nearly the same point with fresh eyes.  She had thought the pain and despair would kill her.  Sometimes she had wished it would… Read full post »

DECEMBER 9, 2009 4:21PM


In the end, I couldn’t tell him not to call me.  I couldn’t choose self-preservation over love for him.  Not now.  Not six years ago. 

Before we sat down for dinner, our friend called.  He calls us separately now.  While I talked, I absent-mindedly walked… Read full post »

DECEMBER 3, 2009 12:24PM

shameless drivel

My blog was created to be shameless.  It was created as the antidote to my perfectionism.  And I find that I am hesitant to post anything because it won’t be good enough. 

Listen to a different source.  So’ham.  I am that I am.  This world is a play of… Read full post »

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NOVEMBER 24, 2009 4:07AM

My Fall into Grace

If I were already dead, would I care what you think?  Probably not, but caring about what other people think made me feel dead for a long time.

I am not dying.  I'm not even sick.  My body is very healthy.  And recently my mind and spirit started toRead full post »

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