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Lucky Valley Press author, Judy Tatelbaum

Recently a  friend came to visit. After she left. I sent her a copy of Inspiration for Living.
Here is a quote from her thank you note:
“Dear friend of 5o+ years!
“What a lovely surprise to receive your thoughtful (and beautifully printed) gift of Judy Tatelbaum’s latest book. Her first book, The Courage to Grieve, was a huge help to me after my mother’s death back in the early 80s. She also helped me “let go” of my mother in a profound Gestalt therapy session – I had to tell my mother goodbye – I felt like I was jumping off a thousand foot cliff when I actually said the words… I am looking forward to reading the book. I think Judy is a very wise person. Thank you with all my heart.”

From the Introduction to Inspiration for Living:

“For me the joy in writing is the opportunity to
inspire others. In 2009 I began writing a free
monthly inspirational email newsletter. I sent it to
people I knew, and they sent it on to people I didn’t
know.

“Although I am known as an “expert” on grief, I
wanted to write about all kinds of aspects of living. I
thought I’d have about a year or two worth of ideas,
but as of today I have written over 100 articles, and
I am not done. My readers kept requesting that I
combine all the newsletters into a book to which
they could refer. At last I have done just that.

“This is not a book to necessarily be read in order
or cover to cover. It is a book full of ideas to encourage
the reader to live life ably and fully. Just open
up to any of the articles that strike you or close
your eyes and pick one. Hopefully you will find a
spark of inspiration, some moment of insight that
fits just for you.

“Know that it is a pleasure for me to have written
these articles. Thank you reading them. Thank you
for using these ideas to enhance your life.”
– Judy Tatelbaum