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Fragility of Life

The Air of Fragility

Ashley Ballou-Bonnema | Posted 03.02.2015 | Healthy Living
Ashley Ballou-Bonnema

As I continue to navigate this new phase of my journey, each morning I still awake with hope and the belief that it's a new day filled with great possibility. I am learning to embrace the simplicity that life is built upon while never forgetting how truly fragile it all is.

The Deal We Get

Wendy Bradford | Posted 02.25.2013 | Parents
Wendy Bradford

We have no guarantee of numbers. We think our days are infinite but they are not. One will be the last. And this not the hardest part. The hardest is knowing those we cherish will share our fate; we can make no deal to change that.

The Day a Plane Crashed on Our Street

Wendy Fontaine | Posted 07.29.2012 | Los Angeles
Wendy Fontaine

It is a house like any other on our street. Small and neat, with a few tidy shrubs in the yard. The only sign that disaster occurred there is a patch of flattened sod near the sidewalk. Where the plane crashed.

Appreciating the Fragile Beauty of the Mundane

Lisa Earle McLeod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Earle McLeod

My neighbors just lost their 17-year-old daughter to cancer. She was diagnosed 13 months ago. Up until three weeks ago, she was responding well to th...