I wonder if gratefulness is the bridge from sorrow to joy, spanning the chasm of our anxious striving. Freed from the burden of unbridled desires, we can enjoy what we have, celebrate what we've attained, and appreciate the familiar. For if we can't be happy now, we'll likely not be happy when.
Philip Gulley
Porch Talk

I am a Licensed Professional Counselor who is fascinated by how people adapt to major changes in their lives, especially the death of a loved one, the realization of their mortality, and their own impending death.