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“Never fear shadows. They simply mean there’s a light shining somewhere nearby.” – Ruth E Renkel

”Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear, not absence of fear” Mark Twain

Photo courtesy of photographer and author, Mary Mcavoy. For more info on Mary’s beautiful photos and writings go to http://www.silverlining-marymcavoy.com/

There are times in all our lives when we must summon the courage to face our fears, move through our pain, and summon the light within to help us heal.
Sometimes we have the assistance of friends or others who can help us along our path of self-healing.
Jayan Landry,  a licensed psychotherapist, and a co-founder of  T.I.P. or Trauma Intervention Program for Merrimack Valley in Andover, Massachusetts, is someone who has dedicated much of her life helping people move through personal trauma.
Jayan and many of the volunteers of  T.I.P.  provide emotional support  for people who have traumatically lost someone dear to them.
Like personal angels… these volunteers help people pick up the pieces of their shattered lives and soften the impact of the trauma.
Take a moment and listen to this inspiring short interview with Jayan Landry to learn more about this extraordinary program.
For more information about T.I.P. please visit
Betsey Beaven