This may have been my very best retreat even though my dad died, a volcano erupted, and Indonesia is rioting. Go figure. Continue reading
Tag Archives: death
In 2012, after yet another heartbreak (45 years of romantic failures, folks), I was so lonely and despairing that I made plans for my own suicide. I wrote a note, bought a book on how to do it, hired an attorney to help me create my will, and I set a date. Continue reading
This year has been a real exploration of the depths of feeling love can bring up. Lots of tears. Lots of gratitude. Really difficult, but worth it. When your heart is breaking in a million pieces, that’s when life purpose becomes your life saver. Continue reading
Yesterday I held my grandmother’s hand and told her I love her while she took her last breaths. This has been an extremely rough, beautiful year. First my father declining into dementia and being moved thousands of miles away from me, then my grandmother going into hospice. Then grieving for the victims in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands, Vegas, Texas, and Florida, and worrying about the immanent volcano eruption in Bali. And now grandma’s death. This is life. Even having a great life and a loving relationship with money doesn’t stop the grief, the anxiety, the anger, and the … Continue reading
This is the primary reason people don’t change, no matter how badly they need and want to do so.
Nobody talks about this. And I’ll give you the secret to eliminating this obstacle immediately: Continue reading