Category Archives: Connection

On wolves and wisdom

One of my favorite teachers is Jungian analyst and cantadora Clarissa Pinkola Estes.  I wrote about her influence on my life before.  I wanted to share more of her wisdom in this post, primarily because I recently visited a wolf … Continue reading

Posted in A Lamp In the Darkness, Affirmations, C.G. Jung, Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Connection, Creating a Life, Creativity, Nature, photography | 11 Comments

The birthday post

I was born 44 years ago today.  I find it hard to believe I’m that old, when I don’t feel that way at all. I wanted to share an old post of mine, to highlight where I was, not too … Continue reading

Posted in Connection, Friendship, Gratitude, Motherhood, Personal growth | 12 Comments


Something was very different last night. I have been on the fence whether or not to give up going to my Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Families meeting.  I was upset about a few things – the time limits … Continue reading

Posted in adult child of alcoholics, Affirmations, Blessings, Connection, Healthy detachment, Highly Sensitive Person, Interdependence, Peace, Personal growth, Soul wounds, Spiritual Teacher, trauma recovery, True Self, Trust, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

A bit tired, but I’m still here

I wanted to say thank you to those of you who’ve responded to my posts in the past couple of days.  It’s really wonderful to know that I am connected, albeit in this intangible way. I’m hanging out at my … Continue reading

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Accepting when it’s hard.

Yesterday, my best internet friend needed a month-long break from me. Not a couple of days, not a couple of weeks. But a whole month. I have separation anxiety. I know this is stupid and irrational. I KNOW I’d been … Continue reading

Posted in anxiety, Broke Down Spirit, Connection, Disconnection, Friendship, Grief and Loss, Healing, Healthy detachment, Highly Sensitive Person, Mindfulness, Moods, Radical Acceptance, Radical forgiveness, Radical self-forgiveness, Sadness, True Self, Trust | Tagged , , , | 6 Comments