Category Archives: Healing

The Dragon and the Princess

I love this story of The Dragon and the Princess that I found in After the Ecstasy, The Laundry by Jack Kornfield.  It was sitting in my drafts folder and I wanted to share it now for you to read … Continue reading

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Hidden from view

Here, too, hidden from view With breath abating, I’m patiently waiting To see and be seen, what a wonderful dream Heavy heart, broken apart Fallen tears, restless fears I gave him my youth, he clouded the truth I thought I … Continue reading

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Words to keep close

The Message by Rabindranath Tagore I see a light but no fire. Is this what my life is to be like? Better to head for the grave. A messenger comes, the grief-courier, and the message is that the woman you … Continue reading

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Not with Haste

I adore Mumford and Sons.  They are, quite honestly, medicinal to my soul “Not With Haste” Your eyes they tie me down so hard I’ll never learn to put up a guard So keep my love, my candle bright Learn … Continue reading

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The legacy of dysfunction

I’m working through Claudia Black’s It Will Never Happen to Me.  I find reading the literature about living with chemically addicted people to be quite helpful at this point in my journey.    I talk about my experience with living with … Continue reading

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