In the last few years, I have experienced four deaths that were very close to me. It has not been easy, but I have learned so much about this very sensitive yet private and delicate topic. I decided I would write out some of my thoughts about death, and maybe it might even help some… Read More The Powerful Experience of Death: Guest Post by Katie Danner
After a long winter, springtime is finally here! What with the lengthening days and Naw-Rúz, it’s a perfect time to revisit one’s New Year’s resolutions. I don’t know about you guys, but I often need a lot of external help in keeping some of my tougher resolutions and persevering through slumps; one of the tools… Read More Spring Forth with New Year’s Resolutions, Part I: Mantras, Ahoy!
The central theme to the plot of Season 3’s fourteenth episode, “6B”, is “letting go”. Olivia had to let go of what happened between Altivia and Peter if she wanted to have a relationship with him, and Mrs. Merchant had to let go of her husband to close the hole her grief was creating. By… Read More Fringe: Grief, Letting Go, and Faith in “6B”
I finally gave in. Some of you have been gently encouraging me (read: harassing me day and night via email, Facebook and telephone). Some others were a little more subtle; while you did see it coming, as evidenced by your emails, you didn’t outright say it, just sent me positive, encouraging and what you hoped… Read More On the Head of a Pin: How the Winchester Brothers Spin me round round round, round round like a merry go round round round round (original or remake, you choose) – Part I