Tag: recovery of hope

How to Grow Up Again

I walked into my therapist’s office in March 2015 with a mind to figure out what was wrong with my marriage and, thereby, me.  I told him that I knew something was happening to me that was probably not good, but, seeing that I…

Changing Your Mind

Does hope ever turn into something unhelpful? Something bad? In my experience, I  would say that it certainly can.  You can’t live without hope, but a misplaced hope can steal your life.  The Tanakh says that hope deferred makes the heart sick.  Continually hoping…

Option D

This is from Alan Morinis’ Every Day, Holy Day: MAN IS BY NATURE very “weighed down” by an earthiness and coarse materiality. That is why he does not want to exert or burden himself. But if you want to merit to divine service, you…

Therapy Tuesday: It’s Not Your Fault

Last Monday, my husband asked if he could take me out to lunch.  I immediately felt a mild dread bloom in my stomach.  We have an awkward and unusual living situation.  We have stated that we no longer want to be married.  We both…