Tag Archives: Survivor’s Guide

THE POWER TO THRIVE

Adversity follows a common trajectory.  In one way or another, we all have to get past the immediate trauma and devastation of the enormity of loss in our lives in order to go on living.  Ultimately, we get through the … Continue reading

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HOW DO WE PICK UP THE PIECES AFTER A DISASTER?

When a landslide destroyed our home several years ago, I had no idea how to pick up the pieces.  I learned.  The biggest lesson I took away from it is that we are not alone.  Everyone has significant setbacks in … Continue reading

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So Many Faced with Rebuilding Right Now

Twelve years ago, Peter and I were faced with rebuilding our lives after a mudslide swept through our homes after an extensive period of rain.  Six months later, I watched as Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans and I wept.  By … Continue reading

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Can You Survive and Dare Dream Again?

Hurricane devastation always brings me back to memories of our own natural disaster.  Those who have followed me for a long time remember that a landslide took our home several years ago.  It changed our lives.  I call it a … Continue reading

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