“New York, concrete jungle where dreams are made of There’s nothin’ you can’t do Now you’re in New York” –Jay Z
“All of us, at some time or other, need help. Whether we’re giving or receiving help, each one of us has something valuable to bring to this world. That’s one of the things that connects us as neighbors–in our own way, each one of us is a giver and a receiver.” –Mister Rogers
“Confronting our feelings and giving them appropriate expression always takes strength, not weakness. It takes strength to acknowledge our anger, and sometimes more strength yet to curb the aggressive urges anger may bring and to channel them into nonviolent outlets. It takes strength to face our sadness and to grieve and to let our grief … More Mister Rogers and Depression
“If you don’t eat yer meat, you can’t have any pudding. How can you have any pudding if you don’t eat yer meat?” -Pink Floyd
“Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” -Rumi
It’s atypical to post twice in one day I think, but I don’t really have any rules about when and how often to blog, so… I was just struck by how a difficult day can end really, really well when you have a good support system. I told my husband multiple times today that for … More The Power of Support
It’s been a very exciting and interesting first week of blogging. There has been so much lovely and supportive feedback that it leaves me feeling humbled and flattered. Thank you for your kind and encouraging words. And thank you for actually taking the time to read my words. It means the world to me.