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April 2, 2014

In recognition of her birthday and her enduring wisdom for the creative life, I am reblogging my dear friend, Linda’s blog today. Linda practices what she believes and not only encourages other authors but publishes them too, through her company, Dream Write Publishing. Linda is a force of creativity. Please browse her blog for unique insights and then pop over to the Dream Write blog for more!
Happy birthday, my friend and mentor.

Wildhorse33's Blog

To me, the statement “life goes on” is such a broad and general expression. It is a phrase comprised of words said as confirmation, in consolation, or for situations where we don’t know what else to say except to state the obvious… but it’s the truth and it does go on even if in a different way or a dramatically changed manner. We all have, at one time or another, experienced events that rock our world and change how we forever view it, leaving only memories, if we are so lucky. So as I move beyond the hold of raw grief into the confusing realm of memories and newly discovered freedoms, I work through the debris in the best way I can, dealing with the uncontrolled emotional outbursts and equally disturbing contented quiet, grasping in both instances, tangible objects for grounding or intangible feelings for comfort. I continue…

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