Reflections on How to Heal our Lives, Feed our Souls, and Fund our Dreams Happy Mother’s Day to my Mom, Maurine J. Sackett, picture on the right, last June in the Cusco region of Peru. We were on our way to visit Macchu Picchu before going to Juliaca, where she had lived as a young child. Her parents were missionaries there, and started a medical clinic that is now Clinica Americana. We helped them celebrate their 90th anniversary. She was able to “go home” to the land of her early childhood. Happy Mother’s Day, Mom! Happy Mom’s Day to all of …
A few evenings ago, I had the privilege of eating dinner in the Bistro at Aspen Grove, in Littleton, Colorado (USA) with a good friend and colleague. She and I talked about the Boston Marathon, her niece who ran it this year, how my friend found out about the bombing, how her niece fared in the race, and most importantly WAS SHE SAFE? (She was.) My friend got a text from her sister that prompted her to turn on the TV. She was at home that day, and as she sat down in front of the TV with the remote …
If [CASIGYs] understood and exercised their power they could remake the world. –Emily Taft Douglas.
I need to take an emotional breath, step back, and remind myself who’s actually in charge of my life. –Judith M. Knowlton
Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark places where it leads. Erica Jong
Disappointments in love, even betrayals and losses, serve the soul at the very moment they seem in life to be tragedies. The soul is partly in time and partly in eternity. We might remember the part that resides in eternity when we feel despair over the part that is in life. Thomas Moore.
Care of the soul requires an openness to love’s many forms. It is no accident that so many of the troubles we bring to therapy have their roots or manifestations in love. It may help us, in those times of trouble, to remember that love is not only about relationship, it is also an affair of the soul. Thomas Moore
A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. Mark Twain
I must govern the clock, not be governed by it. Golda Meir
Anything we fully do is an alone journey. Scott Peck