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An MS patient since 1981 and an advocate for disability rights, Linda Noble Topf is an ordained minister, a spiritual and wellness coach, professional speaker, wife of 34 years, and a published author and Huffington Post blogger. She is dedicated to assisting others in seeing that chronic illness, debilitating injury, or any kind of adversity in any stage of life, can be viewed as a spiritual awakening, and an opportunity for personal growth.


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“A self-help guide that’s full of practical tips and meaningful nuggets of positive wisdom.” WOW! I’m so excited to have received a Kirkus Review. Kirkus has been an authoritative voice in book discovery for 80 years. Kirkus Reviews magazine gives industry professionals a sneak p...

Categories: Linda's News
Posted on Dec 30, 2014

Inhale Love, Exhale Gratitude

Inhale Love, Exhale Gratitude
 

“It is through gratitude for the present moment that the spiritual dimension of life opens up.” -Eckhart Tolle Another step that awakens your spirit through adversity is gratitude The word “gratitude” comes from the root word gratus(Latin), which means pleasing. One interp...

Categories: Huffington Post Articles
Posted on Nov 26, 2014

11-23-14 “Overcoming Adversity” with Linda on IHeartRadio

11-23-14 “Overcoming Adversity” with Linda on IHeartRadio
 

The “What’s Going On” radio podcast on Q102 gave me an opportunity to share about why I wrote Wheelchair Wisdom. On their website, they described me as “founder of The MS Initiative and author of Wheelchair Wisdom: Awaken Your Spirit Through Adversity.” In this intervie...

Categories: In The News
Posted on Nov 24, 2014

Guideposts to Mastery

Guideposts to Mastery
 

  “Attachment is the great fabricator of illusions; reality can be attained only by someone who is detached.” -  Simone Weil As I wrote here last month, our first reactions to new situations are predominantly projections of our perceptions and beliefs. But then, as we live day to...

Categories: Huffington Post Articles
Posted on Sep 27, 2014

A Short Course on Perception and Projection

A Short Course on Perception and Projection
 

“In any given moment we have two options: to step forward into growth or step back into safety.” — Abraham Maslow Like any prejudice, our perceptions about what it means to be physically challenged are filled with beliefs and interpretations that begin in our own minds. If you ...

Categories: Huffington Post Articles
Posted on Aug 20, 2014

The Perfection of Imperfection

The Perfection of Imperfection
 

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. – Maya Angelou As we begin to attune to our inner world, our emotions subside, our mind becomes quieter, and we find that deep within, we awaken to our Soul, our true Self. We ...

Categories: Huffington Post Articles
Posted on Jul 25, 2014

Living the Fearless Life

Living the Fearless Life
 

What concerns me is not the way things are, but rather the way people think things are. – Epictetus Here’s another example of transformation: I have more difficulty with my hands in the hot, humid Philadelphia summer. My right hand is much less mobile than it used to be. I am forced t...

Categories: Huffington Post Articles
Posted on Jun 30, 2014

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