I write this first post of 2017 with a heavy heart. Trisha McCauley, one of my grad school nutrition mentors, was senselessly and violently assaulted and murdered on Christmas day in Washington DC. As the horrible details of her disappearance and death come to light, it awakens in me a deep sense of vulnerability and fear to the pain and sorrow that life inevitably delivers.
Part of my process is to be present to these feelings, which I have done since I first heard the terrible news of her abduction and murder. Another part of my process is to be present to the light and joy that came from knowing Tricia during her brief time on the planet. This post is dedicated to the qualities of Tricia’s bright spirit, the positive impact they had on my life and how they can benefit us all. Continue reading “Lightness of Being: A Tribute to Tricia McCauley”