May, 2016

Jozzmos: Screaming for Closure

Closure. What a wonderful topic to discuss and what an amazing feeling to have when it’s achieved.  Google’s definition is as follows: 1.“a sense of resolution or conclusion at the end of an artistic work.” 2.“a feeling that an emotional or traumatic experience has been resolved.” These days,…

Words of Russell Clayton

  Too much of our pain as human beings has origin in our childhood and is buried deep in our past. Additionally many beings experience stress and anxiety worrying about their uncertain future. Some folks never stop worrying. Stress contributes to mental fatigue and disease. In order for…

E-mails from Jason

Hello once again, and what a past few days it has been.  Yes, I know that I usually send this out on Friday but we were still on a mission yesterday and I got back late. Let me start by saying that we have been in Gardez for…

CLOSURE: Letting Go

My office is overrun with totes that contain things from my Mother’s house.  For a while I had them in storage thinking I would take the time to go through them there.  But I kept putting it off.  I think the word is, “procrastinated.”  When I finally got…

New Directions: Strategies for Peaceful Closure

Closure – sooner or later we all have a need to bring an end to something – but how do we best find a way that frees us from the emotional entanglement that keeps us stuck?  Closure only seems necessary when dealing with our difficult emotions about an…

Low-carb Magnet

Low-carbohydrate eating has been the choice for many that find they are addicted to the usual suspects – flour, sugar, pasta. How do you satisfy that craving for pizza, lasagna, and the comfort of a potato? Low-carb eaters are learning to substitute ingredients to lessen carb consumption. Here…

Forever A Hero

“It must be the sleep medication kicking in now and making me feel like posting something before I head to bed. I love my life. I love the people who surround and suport me with their kindness, allowing and welcoming me to become part of their lives. It…

India Mebane: Closure

 How Do I Deal W/ Closure Closure is such a strong word but yet so silent. “A send of resolution” is what you may get when you look up the word , “Closure”. But when I think of the word closure, I think of “freedom” FREE from heartache…

Closure: Living in the Moment

“What need is there to weep over parts of life? The whole of it calls for tears.” Seneca, Roman Philosopher The first, and most important part of closure after a tragedy is the proper perspective on our short life on this earth. This perspective is informed by an…

Adjust your View

A Lesson in Forgiveness and Closure When you are driving, you have four things to take into account regarding vision. First, you have your windshield. Next you have your rearview mirror. Finally, there are two small mirrors on either side of the car.  Your windshield shows you what…