Archive for December, 2010

Merry Christmas to you…

December 24th, 2010 | no comments

“I am not alone at all, I thought. I was never alone at all. And that, of course, is the message of Christmas. We are never alone. Not when the night is darkest, the wind coldest, the word seemingly most indifferent. For this is still…

Communicationg at Christmas With the Bereaved

December 19th, 2010 | no comments

A hug is a great gift – one size fits all, and it’s easy to exchange. ~Author Unknown Happy Sunday, I wanted to re post a blog that I published last year, entitled Communicating During the Holidays and Grief. http://gratitudeingrief.blogspot.com/2009/12/communicating-during-holidays-and-grief.html If you are loving someone…

Toothy Grins from Heaven…..

December 10th, 2010 | 1 comment

Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day. ~Quoted in P.S. I Love You, compiled by H. Jackson Brown, Jr. Christmas shopping. It’s just not as they portray it in the commercials. Where are the…

Fresh Coat of Paint…

December 1st, 2010 | no comments

All changes, even the most longed for, have their melancholy; for what we leave behind us is a part of ourselves; we must die to one life before we can enter another. ~Anatole France I’ve come to a conclusion. Life is like one big painting…