Everything in Life Has Purpose

Learn to get in touch with the silence within yourself, and know that everything in life has purpose. There are no mistakes, no coincidences, all events are blessings given to us to learn from.    
– Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Dear Jodi,

All I wanted was for this diagnosis to be mine not yours.  I was determined to run every step of this race with you.   And yet all I could give you were gifts of  hope, faith, and love.  

Remember how we challenged our coping skills and you discovered new adventures with art lessons, jewelry beading, coaching water polo, teaching swimming lessons, reading,  journal writing, and new workouts of pilates and yoga?

Our days were spent enriching our relationships with each other and those whom we met within the depths of the PENN healthcare system.  We had found beauty in living simplistically while a cold harsh breath of death awaited our future steps. 

We were in touch with our own silence.   And somehow we knew the truth – everything in life has purpose. 




Leave a comment

Filed under Jodi Calvario, Leadership, Letters to Jodi, Life Coaching, Loss of a Child, Peg Calvario's Blog

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s