Category Archives: Seeking the sacred

To no one in particular and to you in particular

I don’t want to live like this anymore (upset, tearful, afraid). I don’t want to keep beating myself up for my failures. I was taught to mistrust my Self. I was taught to hate my Self. I can see, though, … Continue reading

Posted in adult child of alcoholics, adult survivors of abuse, Affirmations, Alcoholism, anxiety, Compassion, Ego, Emotionally Absent Mother, Empathic resonance, Grief and Loss, Grounding, Healing, Healing Power of Tears, Healthy detachment, Personal growth, Seeking the sacred, Self-affirming, self-criticism, Trapped in the Mirror, Trauma, trauma recovery, True Self, Trust | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

Okay 2014, bring it on!

I’ve been already blessed this second day of 2014. I have a package coming from a the wilds of Maine…a dear internet friend of mine sent me a handmade gift and I’m as excited as a little girl on her … Continue reading

Posted in Joy, Personal growth, Radical Acceptance, Seeking the sacred, spirituality, The Unbearable Lightness of Being, The Untethered Soul | Tagged , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in appreciation, consciousness, Ego, Healing, Observations from Life, Personal growth, Sacred Teachings, Seeking the sacred, Self-affirming, Soul, spirituality | Leave a comment

I dreamed you into being

I Dreamed You Into Being I dreamed you into being, so many years ago. An injured young girl’s desperate wish, for a love that does not hurt. I saw you first in a song, my bridge over troubled waters. I … Continue reading

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And that’s how I’d like to be remembered

This is the conclusion of the series of blog posts I wrote about the death of my daughter’s first grade teacher.  You can read part I here The Great Mrs. Parker: November 13, 2009: The funeral home for Mrs. Parker … Continue reading

Posted in Death, Grief and Loss, Healing, Highly Sensitive Person, Hope, Joy, Love, Lovingkindness, Making meaning, Seeking the sacred, Soul, spirituality, Trauma | 1 Comment