The way to help someone feel better is to let them be in pain

"So what do we do about all the pain we see in the world? All the pain we feel our own lives? And why does it seem that our best efforts to help somebody feel  better always backfire?" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l2zLCCRT-nE This wonderful piece by Megan Devine is a wise and mind-opening teaching on how to help … Continue reading The way to help someone feel better is to let them be in pain

On the loss of a pet: Grief takes up residence at Zoé Martin’s place

Three months have gone by since we lost him. "Lost" isn't really the right word. It's not like he ran off into the woods never to be seen again, or that we misplaced him. It is 3 months ago that we made the gut-wrenchingly hard decision to say goodbye to our most beloved four-legged family … Continue reading On the loss of a pet: Grief takes up residence at Zoé Martin’s place