So, I have decided to take a break from writing this blog for a while. Although I have much to write about, sometimes the time, energy, and means to write it are not as available. And I’m in a place in my life right now where I don’t care to “push the river.” I have…

Two times in the last two weeks I was feeling incredibly depleted and fatigued.  The first time it was after driving 2000 miles across the country in four days by myself – the third and longest day was through gale force Kansas winds that shook my car so thoroughly I had to slow way down…

On a long 2,000 mile car trip across the country recently, I found myself with some time to think.  Car trips can be good that way.  Somewhere along the way I found myself thinking about money and how we have come to place such value on something which is, in actuality, paper.  Yes, I know…

We’re all familiar with that timeless piece of wisdom found in Ecclesiastes: “There is a time for everything,     and a season for every activity under the heavens: 2     a time to be born and a time to die,     a time to plant and a time to uproot, 3     a time to kill and a time to heal,…

I finally figured out what I’m doing wrong.  I figured out why I’ve been having so much trouble with Dad’s move into the nursing home, with his recent decline, and with his current fevered state.  It’s not that I’m afraid of him dying, it’s that I don’t want him to be uncomfortable.  I don’t want…

I read today that when we are chronically dissatisfied and sink into a morass of misery, we become like a toxin, poisoning not only our own bodies and those around us, but the world itself.  By contrast, Gratitude is a blessing.  When you practice Gratitude, you are offering a great gift not only to yourself,…

I have been noticing that my normally ebullient self has been less so lately.  This is, of course, natural when one or both beloved parents are ailing and approaching that gateway to the next world.  However I am kind of amazed at how buffeted my emotions have been by circumstances.  I prefer to think of…

When someone you love is very ill or dying, life has a way of shrinking. You may find yourself pulling back from the rest of the world as you shift your focus to this one you love.  All the sudden your world becomes you and your loved one and whoever else interacts with the two…

Last night I went to bed early, not because I was physically tired, but because I was emotionally worn out.  I didn’t have energy for anything other than the oblivion of a warm bed.  But I did not sleep soundly as I have the past several nights.  Instead I was restless, thinking often of my…

My father, recently admitted to hospice care, has declined further.  People who saw him just three days ago are shocked at the difference they see today. I have been with him all morning and have been in extreme discomfort watching him.  I can be with someone when they appear to be relatively peaceful, but when…

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Cynthia Greb

Cynthia is a grateful, creative, spiritual, healer who has her hands in many interesting pots. She loves writing, art, and photography. She is a spiritually inclined person with an eclectic set of beliefs which serves her well in her role as an interfaith minister (a title she is still uncomfortable with.) She believes her purpose is to help heal this planet - at both the micro- and macrocosmic levels. Writing this blog is just one way she hopes to inspire people to live good, healthy, joyous, loving lives.

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