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Featured Stories – February 2009 Archive (3)

How to Release Regret

     I was talking with a man recently who’d been caring for his dying father.

     "I left him to take care of some personal business,” he said. "I knew I shouldn’t have gone because something

inside told me not to go. But, I didn’t listen. My father died while I was gone."

     Regret. The word originates from Old French— regreter, which means "bewail (the dead), feel sad, repentant, or

disappointed over (something that has happened or been done, esp. a…

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Added by Irene Kendig on February 24, 2009 at 2:00pm — 8 Comments

Self-Forgiveness Part II

In this post, I'll use my experience with Ringo (see Part 1), to demonstrate self forgiveness, a powerful tool in service to inner healing.

As mentioned in Part 1, I was fifteen years old when my dog Ringo was hit by a car. As I ran to his side, he acknowledged my presence with one last wag of his tail . . .  and then he died. I was devastated. I blamed myself for his death. I also blamed my mom, who was at work. I believed that, if she'd been home, this never would have…

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Added by Irene Kendig on February 5, 2009 at 2:30pm — 4 Comments

Self-Forgiveness Part I

I was reflecting recently on my dog Ringo, who died after being hit by a car. I was fifteen. As I ran to his side, he acknowledged my presence with one last wag of his tail. I was devastated. I blamed myself for his death. I also blamed my mom, who was at work. I believed that, if she'd been home, this never would have happened. I thought Ringo shouldn't have died when he did.

Truth be told, I don't know why I'm here or what circumstances will best support my learning. And, if…

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Added by Irene Kendig on February 5, 2009 at 2:00pm — 9 Comments

Winner of 7 National Awards!

                                                                

USA Book News Best Book Award:

Winner, Death & Dying

Eric Hoffer First Horizon Award:

Highest Scoring Book

by a Debut Author

Independent Publisher Award:

Silver Medal Winner (IPPY),

Death & Dying

National Indie Excellence Award

Finalist, Death & Dying

International Book Awards:

Winner, Death & Dying


Global eBook Awards:

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National Indie Excellence Award

Finalist, New Age Non-Fiction

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