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Not sure if you’ve ever noticed, but the word “fun” just so happens to be in funeral. How on earth did that happen? An oversight or intentional? Is there such a thing as an optimistic funeral? From my experience, I’d have to say YES.
Have you ever felt completely discouraged? Feeling like a failure at something that you had been confident you could achieve? What did you do in that moment? How did you respond?
This video is a priceless lesson in optimism. Watch for the boy’s AHA moment:
Yesterday, on the first day of November (ironically the “day of the dead” in many traditions), my good friend Guen Gifford died while paragliding in California. Most of us are still in shock, regardless of our spiritual beliefs or general optimism about life.
I love synchronicity. And I really love when it shows up loud and clear.
Two weekends ago, I attended a “Circles of Healing” retreat in Mount Shasta, CA for those whose lives have been somehow touched by cancer or chronic illness. I went with my partner, who has survived cancer more than once, and also held my mom in my heart.