The Meaning of Life…What’s Yours and Why Should You Care?

This week’s post asks us to think about the meaning of life from different perspectives–it’s own meaning and why it matters.  Enjoy this popular post from the archives! What is the meaning of life?  Big question.  If you asked Douglas Adams (creator of the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series) he would answer “42”.   If you … Continue reading The Meaning of Life…What’s Yours and Why Should You Care?

Life after Loss: A Practical Guide to Renewing Your Life After Experiencing Major Loss

Life after Loss:  A Practical Guide to Renewing Your Life After Experiencing Major Loss by Bob Deits, M. Th. is a go-to resource for anyone who has suffered a major loss.  Loss can be overwhelming, and recovery often seems daunting, if not impossible.  With great compassion and insight, Bob Deits provides practical exercises for navigating … Continue reading Life after Loss: A Practical Guide to Renewing Your Life After Experiencing Major Loss

Resilience–A Gift From Hard Times

In 1978, M. Scott Peck (American psychiatrist) published his best-selling book The Road Less Traveled in which the first sentence reads:  “Life is difficult.”  Dr. Peck wasn’t kidding!  On a daily basis we deal with problems large and small–ranging from not being able to find our car keys to dealing with a difficult co-worker.  Usually, we’re … Continue reading Resilience–A Gift From Hard Times

Now That You’re Cured…The Second Half of the Journey

There is a belief that once someone has been cured of cancer, they should feel ecstatically happy.  Why wouldn’t they?  The treatments are over!  They are cancer-free!  The battle has been won!   However, many of the people I have met during this stage of their cancer journey don’t feel like it’s time for a party.  … Continue reading Now That You’re Cured…The Second Half of the Journey