Submitted by Caron on Thu, 03/03/2011 - 13:49
I put this sign outside the clinic today. It seems to me that we often devote time to the external things in our lives, like wearing new clothes, getting our hair done, and working out in order to have a trim body. These things are fine, and may be evidence of the ways in which we look after ourselves; however, it may be easy for us to forget about looking within. To look within one’s heart takes courage; sometimes it can help to have a friend along for the journey.
Submitted by Caron on Wed, 03/02/2011 - 23:16
I’ve been thinking about tears lately. Most of us cry from time to time. If we happen to cry in the presence of others, one of the first things that may be said is, “Don’t cry.”
People say this with kindness - after all, they don’t want you to be in pain. This may be why some of us cry privately. I had the privilege of seeing a healer who told me, “Tears are welcomed here.” Allowing another person to cry freely is a wonderful gift.