Category Archives: Soul

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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An insight into myself

I am naive. I see so much goodness in people, and I’ve often failed to recognize when I’m being harmed. I don’t necessarily see this as the other person’s fault, but mine. I focus so much on the glowing aspects … Continue reading

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The one who knows sees the bigger picture behind your suffering

Whether your suffering stems from cancer or divorce or loss or conflict, the one who knows understands that it is only in the present that you can heal. The one who knows has the courage to acknowledge the way things … Continue reading

Posted in A Lamp In the Darkness, Gratitude, Grief and Loss, Healing, Inspirational quotations, Jack Kornfield, Loneliness, Soul, Spiritual Teacher, spirituality, Suffering | 2 Comments

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

The gift of forgetting our history

It’s hard to believe I was ever afraid of this man.  But I was.  It’s hard to believe I was ever mistrustful of this man.  But I was.  It’s hard to believe I was ever mean to this man.  But … Continue reading

Posted in Connection, Disconnection, Enlightenment, Hope, Jesus, Personal growth, Radical Acceptance, Radical forgiveness, Soul, Spiritual Teacher, spirituality, Trust | Tagged , | 14 Comments