The Grief Club Blog

Service – Day 4

June 21, 2018
Daily Meditations

“I’m not going to go work at the Goodwill,” a man insisted one day. “That’s where I draw the line with this service thing.” “I don’t think anybody said…

Service – Day 3

June 20, 2018
Daily Meditations

When we’re wrapped up in what others need, we may lose our self-esteem and our sense of what we need. Remember, genuine thoughtful service always respects both the giver…

Service – Day 2

June 19, 2018
Daily Meditations

“You’ve got to give it away to keep it.” That’s a slogan many of us have heard. The truth about service may run deeper than that. Sometimes we’ve got…

Service – Day 1

June 18, 2018
Daily Meditations

“Can you serve yourself?” I asked a friend who stopped by for dinner. “No problem,” he joked. “Being self-serving is something I do well.” Serving others was first handed…

Manifest your reality

June 16, 2018
Daily Meditations

In the skydiving world, at drop zones, there’s usually a small office where the sky diver goes. This office or place is called manifest. The potential sky diver must…

Coping with Families

June 15, 2018
Daily Meditations

There are many paths to self-care with families. Some people choose to sever connections with family members for a period of time. Some people choose to stay connected with…

Say “I see”

June 14, 2018

I was out at the drop zone one day soon after I’d begun skydiving, when the idea occurred to me. I know, I thought, I’ll get a cabin out…

Be Who You Are

June 13, 2018
Daily Meditations

In recovery, we’re learning a new behavior. It’s called Be Who You Are. For some of us, this can be frightening. What would happen if we felt what we…