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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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Let Go of the Loss and Move On

Let Go of the Loss and Move On
 

“Courage is mastery of fear, not absence of fear.” — Mark Twain So much in life seems to change – does change — when someone becomes wheelchair bound. That designation in itself, “wheelchair bound,” speaks volumes. The wheelchair binds us. It becomes our s...

Categories: Huffington Post Articles
Posted on May 7, 2013

Go With The Flow

Go With The Flow
 

“Take someone who doesn’t keep score, Who’s not looking to be richer or afraid of losing, Who has not even the slightest interest in his own personality; He’s free.” – Rumi Sometimes, we find our greatest lessons when we must let go of something that has particularly brought us pleasure ...

Categories: Huffington Post Articles
Posted on Apr 18, 2013

From Despair To Integrity To Freedom

From Despair To Integrity To Freedom
 

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant; If we had not sometimes a taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome. – Anne Bradstreet For me, Passover is a time to remember our source, let go of the regrets and disappointments of our past, and the expectations of the [....

Categories: Huffington Post Articles
Posted on Mar 19, 2013

Faith In Action

Faith In Action
 

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said, “Faith is the opening of all sides and every level of one’s life to the divine inflow.” When we have an illness, we are frequently challenged by the reality of our daily lives — the fact that things will never be the way we want them to be. It [...]...

Categories: Huffington Post Articles
Posted on Feb 11, 2013

Living in God’s Holy Thoughts (Light)

Living in God’s Holy Thoughts (Light)
 

You are a child of the universe, No less than the trees and the stars; You have a right to be here. And whether or not it is clear to you, No doubt the universe Is unfolding as it should. – Max Ehrmann As people learning to live successfully with illness, we are pioneers focusing [...]...

Categories: Huffington Post Articles
Posted on Jan 11, 2013

Inhale Love, Exhale Gratitude

Inhale Love, Exhale Gratitude
 

My barn having burned to the ground, I can now see the moon.” – Japanese folk saying Now that we’re heading into the holiday season, many of us will be facing a modern dilemma. Will we get what we want? And, if we do, will we be happier? Most people tend to have unrealistic expecta...

Categories: Huffington Post Articles
Posted on Dec 19, 2012

Share the Good Stuff

Share the Good Stuff
 

On Thursday, November 22, The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Thanksgiving Day issue featured a piece called “Great Tidings Still,” that offered hope in the midst of the challenges of 2012 by publishing quotes from readers that showed great things that had happened in their lives this year. ...

Categories: In The News
Posted on Nov 25, 2012

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