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Sadness gives roots. Happiness gives branches. Happiness is like a tree going into the sky, and sadness is like the roots going down into the womb of the earth. Both are needed, and the higher a tree goes, the deeper it goes, simultaneously. The bigger the tree, the bigger will be its roots. In fact, it is always in proportion. That’s its balance.” (Osho)

Sacred Touches

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**Painting is “Golden Tears” by Gustav Klimt

My daughter and her family have been in town since last Wednesday. It was the first time we had spent a good amount of time with them in months, and we had a very good time together as always. But it is very sad when they have to leave which they did this afternoon. And so tonight I find myself feeling very sad not only because they have gone back home but again because of the profound affect the assaults he endured have had on my oldest grandson. Though he is making a good come back, he still has grief to manage, hurdles to surmount, and a loss that can never be repaid or undone. And once again I find myself not only sad but angry and struggling with not wishing any ill will or harm  to his predator. So it is that…

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Author: JoAnna

An open minded, tree-hugging Christian, former counselor, and life-long lover of animals, I'm returning to my creative roots and have published my first book: Trust the Timing, A Memoir of Finding Love Again, available at amazon.com.

11 thoughts on “My family has…

  1. Beautifull painting and well written!

    Marta Justyna

  2. Thank you for your kind words and the reblog, JoAnna!!! ❤ ❤ ❤

  3. So sad and sorry about Natalie’s grandson. . . tears. 🕊

  4. Love that quote from Osho. Sadness and happiness give balance to our lives. The duality of life.

  5. There is a crack, a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. – Leonard Cohen, Anthem.

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