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Respite: Try What Has Not Been Tried

“I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it.” - Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso, author of the above quote, was revered by many but also confused many, and even angered some, through his choices of expression. His message, however, is applicable for each of us, [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:23-04:00June 30th, 2016|All, Respite|

Respite: Where Is Your Focus?

“The longer we dwell on our misfortunes, the greater is their power to harm us.” - Voltaire There are only so many hours in a day – and in a life – so how we choose to spend those hours can critically affect our happiness. Even when misfortune crosses our path – like when we [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:23-04:00June 17th, 2016|All, Respite|

TranSpirations: Overcoming Fear

Tom’s Journal-January 13, 2008 I ponder these tests to see if and when I may need to have my heart renewed with a new aortic valve. If I have to go through this, my life will be changed, certainly. Maybe for the best, I muse……Good things; great things can come from adversity. Maybe [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:23-04:00June 10th, 2016|All, TranSpirations|

Respite: Allow Yourself…

“There is in the worst of fortune, the best chance for a happy change.” - Euripides Is it time to reconfigure our expectations and abilities, our demands and capabilities? One of the hardest lessons in life is to realize we cannot do everything nor should we even want to. Allowing ourselves time for rest and [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:23-04:00June 3rd, 2016|All, Respite|

Respite: Remember and Be Grateful

“What we have once enjoyed, we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.” - Helen Keller This quote was included in an obituary that crossed my desk at work. The person “lost” had apparently been so loved that it was imperative to reiterate that their presence would never be [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:23-04:00May 20th, 2016|All, Respite|

Recognizing the Significance of Leaving

Recognizing the Significance of Leaving Leaving is hard. Moving from something you know to something new and uncertain can be painful. I think some formality or something ceremonial is important - both to recognize the good you’re departing from and to smooth the transition to the other side. I was privileged to be [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:23-04:00May 12th, 2016|All, TranSpirations|

Respite: Take Care of Yourself

“Be yourself; everyone else is taken.” - Oscar Wilde No sense wasting time wishing we were someone else better equipped to handle all the responsibilities that have been dumped on our plate. Each individual experiences unexpected burdens at times, suddenly weighing them down. Hopefully, when this happens, we encounter some kindness and compassion along the [...]

2019-03-19T14:49:23-04:00May 6th, 2016|All, Respite|