Category Archives: spirituality

On healing emotional pain

Adult children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Families need to learn how to re-parent themselves.  To learn to cultivate a loving Inner Parent that can take care of the Inner Child – at least after you get in touch with your … 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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The Wonder Child

Whatever your personal religious beliefs, you cannot be in touch with your wonder child and not have a sense of something greater than yourself. The wonder child is naturally religious.  He is childlike and believes in something greater than self … Continue reading

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Nothing and everything

“The great Indian teacher Nisargadatta Maharaj once said, “Wisdom tells me I am nothing. Love tells me I am everything. Between the two my life flows.” “I am nothing” does not mean that there is a bleak wasteland within. It … 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

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