Monthly Archives: October 2011

Day 51: Real Love

story by Cheryl Shoemaker, Emergency Room Nurse It was a busy morning, approximately 8:30 am, when an elderly gentleman in his 80’s, presented to have sutures removed from his thumb. He stated that he was in a hurry as he … Continue reading

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Day 50: Answer in extraordinary ways

“There is a light in this world. A healing spirit more powerful than any darkness we may encounter. We sometime lose sight of this force when there is suffering, and too much pain. Then suddenly, the spirit will emerge through … Continue reading

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Day 49: Attitude Is Everything

story by Francie Baltazar-Schwartz Jerry was the kind of guy you love to hate. He was always in a good mood and always had something positive to say. When someone would ask him how he was doing, he would reply, … Continue reading

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Day 48: Courage to Dream

“The world lies in the hands of those that have the courage to dream and who take the risk of living out their dreams – each according to his or her own talent.” Paulo Coelho- Brazilian novelist

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Day 47: Free hugs

In 2004, an Australian man known as Juan Mann started a movement based around a simple idea, hugs make people feel better. He made a sign, and stood in a mall offering to give “Free Hugs”. With the help of … Continue reading

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Day 46: Make an impact

“If you think you’re too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito.” Anita Roddick (1942-2007) –English businesswoman (The Body Shop)

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Day 45: The Healing Garden

There is a garden in Harvard, Massachusetts that has been transformed into a place of healing. Bill Thurston dedicated the eight-acre property to the memory of his wife Ginny, who took refuge in the wooded garden during her battle with … Continue reading

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Day 44: Dying is nothing to fear…it all depends on how you have lived

“We must all learn to love and be loved unconditionally. All the hardships that come to you in life, all the tribulations and nightmares, all the things you see as punishments from God, are in reality like gifts. They are … Continue reading

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Day 43: Crafting bears of love

Losing someone you love is never easy. Losing a child, no matter their age, can leave parents lost for a way to keep precious memories close. So when Bonnie Dean and her husband lost their son to cancer last year, … Continue reading

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Day 42: Your wild and precious life

Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life? Mary Oliver (1935-present)- American poet

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