Turning Loss Into Depth And Wisdom

January 15, 2011 by  
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By Angie Rubin

A couple of days ago, I had lunch with a woman who had been my late husband’s friend.  I had seen her once before since his passing two and a half years ago.

The friend wanted to check in with me and again offer her support.  We talked for a while and then the conversation shifted to her brother.  She said we both had a lot in common; he’s a Buddhist – she said. Even though I don’t know her brother, I intuitively knew what she was trying to say.  She was referring to the quality of acceptance.

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Conquering Fear

August 29, 2010 by  
Filed under Inspiring People

This is a video of my friend Kurt Yeager.  He lost half his leg, had his bladder perforated, and his hip broken in a couple of places but after sometime Kurt conquered his fear and got back on his bike.

I knew Kurt for awhile before I knew he had a disability because he has taught himself to walk in a way that his metal half leg is part of his body. Kurt is in control of his disability and is an inspiration.

Kurt Yaeger – Athlete from Kurt Yaeger on Vimeo.