On a Saturday morning, numb and overwhelmed, I stared at the newspaper, jam-packed with dismal news, haunting images of makeshift field hospitals in Central Park, and numbers splashed across the headlines of the climbing death toll. Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com As a mental health therapist and author of a book on sibling loss, I … Continue reading Redefining Intimacy Amid COVID-19
On the year anniversay of my mother's death, I'd like to share my tribute to her. I love and miss you every day, Mom. Dear Mom, There are people in this world who leave deep boot prints on the heart. The kind you long to fill because the hurt curls up in those holes, … Continue reading A Tribute to Mom
I know…I know…I’ve not posted in a long time. As you all know if you follow this blog, I’ve been writing Rock On: Mining for Joy in the Deep River of Sibling Grief. Many or probably all of you know, the book is being released on the 6th anniversary of Rocky’s death—Friday, February 14, 2020 … Continue reading Rock On!
Good afternoon, my friends! It's been 8 months since my last post. Time truly does seem to have a set of wings. I've been working on my book proposal and it's been quite a process so thank you for not giving up on me. Kelly Murphy, whom I met in 2012 at the Passion Test Certification … Continue reading We are not meant to live life like salmon, swimming against the current
Tick tock. Tick tock. The hands on the clock twitch, reminding me of time, passing time, fleeting time. It’s been five months since my last post. It wasn’t a conscious choice. The days stretched into weeks, weeks into months. So I thought I’d let my readers know what has reeled me in and sucked me under. … Continue reading Mining for Joy
At the end of August, as the slight chill of Autumn drifts through open windows in the early morning, we pack up dogs, food, books that have waited patiently to be read, journals and pens, and head North to Moosehead Lake. On the first day I arrived, I breathed in the crisp air, tipped my … Continue reading The Language of Water
The tattoo artist lined up ten miniature plastic cups filled with SkinCandy© ink. The colors so vibrant, exquisite, I was tempted to dip my pinky finger into the Candy Apple green, lick it off, and hold it on my tongue. Next I’d try Red Berry Cherry, Raspberry Jam, Candy Corn yellow, Tangerine, and Tastywaves. I … Continue reading Fly Free, Fly Often