A Deepening Release and Embrace

Photo by ROMAN ODINTSOV on Pexels.com When I was 18, I dated a man twice my age. He said something to me that I've never forgotten. He said that each of us has one thing that we want in life. It may be something we will never have, but figuring out what that one thing... Continue Reading →


The guy in the car ahead of me at the coffee shop this morning paid for my latte! I will definitely be paying that forward. I wish I could have told him THANK YOU!

Melting Bitterness into Flowers

As I worked towards releasing my "brothers," I found I needed to release my adoptive parents too. I had not realized how the hurt and anger from their dysfunction was still lying just under the surface. I needed to give those back too. I made folded representations from paper that dissolves in water for all... Continue Reading →

A Parting Long Overdue

Today, I wrote about a struggle I've had for many, many years with not having contact with the 2 brothers I grew up with. One is 2 1/2 years older; the other is 5 years younger. For years - no, for decades I tried to be their sister; I tried to stay in touch. Only,... Continue Reading →

A Summoning

I awaken early. Too early. I try to sleep again. After some time, I drift into restlessness. A couple hours later, I drag myself to a vertical position after three snooze alarms. I've overslept. Now, I frantically rush around trying to get out the door. I eagerly focus on the busyness of the day -... Continue Reading →

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