Healing and the Two Sides of Balance

Annah Elizabeth Healing and the Two Sides of, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Mental Health 3 Comments

“I’m imagining I’m pulling the disease out of me each time I rip a weed from the ground.” After four months of dueling calendars, I finally had the great fortune and pleasure of having a leisurely conversation with a new friend. The quote at the beginning is something her husband recently said after battling a long illness. Though the quote is slightly …

It’s Never Too Late

Annah Elizabeth Happy Happens ™, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Mental Health, The Five Facets of Healing ™ 4 Comments

“You know you’re a little late,” she said. I was having lunch with a woman I’ve dealt with many times during the nine year span our children have been coming through our local high school. When I sent her an e-mail thanking her for all her help over the years, she suggested we actually meet over lunch. I learned about …

Healing and the Two Sides of Faith

Annah Elizabeth Healing and the Two Sides of, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Spirituality, The Five Facets of Healing ™ Leave a Comment

Faith. Many of us think of faith has having to do with a belief in God or some form of organized religion. We talk about putting faith in some person, system, doctrine, or deity. We tend to think of blind faith as believing in some God without proof the It exists. But here’s where the contradiction comes in, for we …

Healing and the Two Sides of Grief

Annah Elizabeth Gavin, Healing and the Two Sides of, Loss, Grief, and Healing, Parenting 2 Comments

Good morning, Journeyer! This morning I am coming to you from the first National Hope and Grief Convention being held at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis! Warren and I set out in our trusty, rusty old van when I finished work on Wednesday, spent the night in a Super 8 in Ohio, and finished the few hours under bright sunshine …

Healing and the Two Sides of Size

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Size matters. How many times have you heard that statement, seen it on shirts, billboards, or bumper stickers? Two thoughts came to mind when I saw that sign recently, the first being stature, as in height. On a big hair day, and I do mean 80’s style BIG HAIR day, I reach 5’2″, which by fashion standards classifies me as Petite. …

Healing and the Two Sides of Fear

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Well, Journeyer, it’s been one heck of a couple of days! Two days ago a cyber monster ate my five-hundred and some new and saved e-mails. Gone! Totally, absolutely, one-hundred percent gone… Though most of them were correspondences I’d saved for further research, there were a few critical ones I’d hoped to refer back to. If you are waiting for …

The Choice Between ‘Yes’ and ‘No’

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Journeyer, you’re not going to believe this, but we are on the road. Again. {Insert Chuckle.} You know that old saying, “Sometimes it’s better to laugh than cry.” The only thing I’m not really looking forward to is these next several thousand miles as we drive from New York to Charolotte to Nashiville to Shreveport…before loading up Fave’s house and …

What if… – a Digging for the Light Excerpt

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  The greatest highlight of last week’s happy felt as if it had a dozen (or more) !!!!!!!!!!!! attached to it. In case you didn’t hear my shrieks of joy, you can catch up on my Moments AND learn a little something that might help you unearth your own happy HERE. And just in case you have way more focus …