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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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Learning to Let Go

Learning to Let Go
 

Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go. – Hermann Hesse Mourning is letting go. But letting go of what? You’ll recall a previous blog where I spoke of the role perception plays in our lives, and that we can literally be imprisoned by clinging to wh...

Categories: Huffington Post Articles
Posted on Nov 10, 2013

A Vision of Freedom

A Vision of Freedom
 

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing: the last of the human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” — Viktor E. Frankl, Man’s Search for Meaning What all of us really desire, I believe, i...

Categories: Huffington Post Articles
Posted on Oct 1, 2013

Follow the Flow of Loving

Follow the Flow of Loving
 

Do not worry about whether or not the sun will rise. Be prepared to enjoy it. – Anonymous When our attitude is cooperative, we tend to think, “What else can I do that will assist others even more?” For example, when my husband, Michael, asks me if I want the door closed because ...

Categories: Huffington Post Articles
Posted on Sep 1, 2013

You Open the Door Through Gratitude

You Open the Door Through Gratitude
 

The smile on my face doesn’t mean my life is perfect. It means I appreciate what I have and what God has blessed me with. — Rumi I have some difficulty with my hands in the summertime. My right hand is much less mobile than it used to be. I am forced to type with [...]...

Categories: Huffington Post Articles
Posted on Aug 3, 2013

The Process of Creation

The Process of Creation
 

I exist as I am, that is enough, If no other in the world be aware I sit in content, And if each and all be aware I sit in content. One world is aware and by far the largest to me and that is myself, And whether I come to my own today or [...]...

Categories: Huffington Post Articles
Posted on Jul 15, 2013

A Note to Angelina Jolie

A Note to Angelina Jolie
 

Dear Angelina, When I centered myself in silence, I made the choice to become open and willing to live life fully, yet due to a diagnosis of multiple sclerosis when I was 28 years old, I have been in a wheelchair for more than 25 years. “Something is wrong here,” I raged. I felt furiou...

Categories: Huffington Post Articles, In The News
Posted on Jun 12, 2013

Invisible Threads Are the Strongest Ties

Invisible Threads Are the Strongest Ties
 

“Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.” – Anais Nin Why talk when you can text? This spring, I was a host at the National Multiple Sclerosis Society fundraising luncheon in Philade...

Categories: Huffington Post Articles
Posted on Jun 5, 2013

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