Category Archives: Hope

New life

I was washing carrots at my sink a few moments ago for the girls’ afternoon snack. I gazed out the window and saw a tiny dandelion seed floating towards me.  I stood there, transfixed.  The breeze shifted and it soon … Continue reading

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However we need to be

[Hmm…I hope these links to ads don’t show up on your browsers…because they are showing up on this computer. ] The day I left for my trip, something really sweet happened: About 15 minutes after being dropped off at the train … Continue reading

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What do I do when he is gone?

I wanted to share these facebook posts from my stepmother and myself, and my response to my stepmother’s question, “What will I do when he is gone?”: Mom Gail: Update on my Beloved Danny. He’s still in hospice, but if … 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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The healing journey continues

This blog is rather multifunctional, but one of the primary reasons I write is because I’m on a healing journey and I write to chronicle the journey, in hopes that the things I’m learning about during this process might be … Continue reading

Posted in ADD, adult child of alcoholics, adult survivors of abuse, Bipolar, Bipolar Misdiagnosis, Borderline Personality Disorder, Child abuse, Complex-PTSD, Connection, Creating, Creativity, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Healing, Hope, Joy, Mindfulness, Moods, Peace, Personal growth, R.D. Laing, Sadness, Soul, Soul wounds, Spiritual Teacher, spirituality, The Myth of Mental Illness, Thomas Szasz | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments