February 24, 2016

Sadness hovers and clings to our skin, to our very soul, to our bones and muscles. We can become frozen with sadness and fear,. We carry sadness like a precious gem: awed by it’s presence and aware of it’s mysterious power. The ever present gift of knowing profound unbearable sadness is that it often stops us in our tracts and forces us to rest.

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February 23, 2016

Life is about contrast. If we didn’t know the unbearable, we would not be able to fully embrace the joyful. Unbearable sadness is not a trick to manipulate us into recognizing joy. Unbearable sadness is a gift to help us remember feelings like love, peace, pleasure, security, hope…..Unbearable sadness is one of the many paths toward what we ultimately long to have; understanding, regard, belonging, being wanted and accepted, being listened to, a bottom line faith that there is meaning in life for all of us.

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