Category Archives: Observations from Life

There is no fragmentation

Only forgetting who I really am. I can laugh at my foolishness now. Which delights me beyond measure. Because laughter did not come easy. Tears and sorrow were more likely. How rash this wounded, clumsy, tender heart has been. Searching … Continue reading

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Finding your bliss…or making your bliss?

There’s a conversation over on a gifted social network where a newcomer asked, “How do you find your bliss?” My first response was giving something that I figured he wanted to hear – a ‘how to’ explore your options.  I … Continue reading

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Writers are a funny breed

I was just recently told I “certainly write alot” by a new email friend.  I had to chuckle, because I know there are some far more prolific writers out there than I.  I have been blogging since about 2008, and … Continue reading

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These hands

These are the hands that played with a lump of gray clay for hours when I was a 10 year old girl. These are the hands that tried to protect myself from my older sister’s smacks, scratches and hair pulling. … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Art Journaling, career, Complex-PTSD, Creating, Creativity, Death anxiety, existential depression, Friendship, Grief and Loss, My writing, Observations from Life, Personal growth, Soul, Soul wounds, Stories from My Life, The Absurd Life | Tagged | 4 Comments

The Woman Who Runs With The Wolves

Having a lover/friend who regards you as a living, growing criatura, being, just as much as the tree from the ground, or a ficus in the house, or a rose garden out in the side yard… having a lover and … Continue reading

Posted in Breastfeeding, Clarissa Pinkola Estes, Creativity, Friendship, Hope, Inspirational quotations, Intensity, Literature, Natural Parenting, Observations from Life, Passion, Paulo Coelho, Sensuality, Soul | 20 Comments