Articles by Tina Zarlenga


The world breaks everyone, and afterward, some are strong at the broken places. ~ Ernest Hemingway For years I cursed spring… During that time my heart woke to the bitterness of life. In the harsh frost of winter, my anguish…

Finding Grace in an Ocean of Sadness

“Find a place inside where there’s joy, and the joy will burn out the pain.” ~ Joseph Campbell Never anticipating the catastrophe barreling towards us, I found myself powerless to the energy brought by grief. Time had jumbled the chapters of…

Searching For Joy

Darkness arrives without her knowing as she sits quietly mourning her thoughts. The shadows in the room fade into memories of the past, the place she often hesitates as she attempts again to push away the anguish in search of…

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