Grief Doesn’t End, It Changes

Julee Balko has been a Creative Director, brand builder, and content creator for years – while mothering and lassoing her three crazy daughters in her spare time. But she’s always wanted to be a “real” writer – the kind who has a book with her name on it. “The Things We Keep” is her firstContinue reading “Grief Doesn’t End, It Changes”

Humans and Change

“Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom.” ~ Rumi “Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.” ~ Rumi “There are no victims, only volunteers.” ~ John Berger I wasContinue reading “Humans and Change”

First Snippets from My Novel

“Sorrow prepares you for joy. It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that fresh, green leaves can grow in their place. It pulls up the rotten roots, so that new roots hidden beneathContinue reading “First Snippets from My Novel”