Ready to share my April Post, I found myself unable to place the finishing pieces this morning. The post was in regard to personal responsibility in relationship and the process of relational rupture and repair. Attachment terms used to describe … Continue reading Collective Pain: A Nation in Need of Repair.
There has been a well of emotions, for all of us, as we have adjusted to life in response to the Pandemic. Coping has taken on a new meaning for many and I would imagine, for those of us who … Continue reading Quiet Heroes
Grief is laden with longing for what was. A wish, a deep churning need, to return to life before our loss occurred. It takes time to genuinely accept that our loved one will not return, and that our lives will … Continue reading Grief and Spirituality: The Parable of Two Babies Talking in the Womb.
Awake and reflecting on loss, I prepare myself (on this particular morning) to call a friend who is experiencing a new and unexpected loss. A recent pain that holds the potential to awaken every painful place she (my friend) will … Continue reading Grief: Collective Underpinnings In Sudden Loss and Importance of One’s Personal Journey.
While there are commonalities in experience, grief’s manifestation is unique to each individual. There is not one other living being who will understand exactly how you feel or the subtleties of your specific connection. No other person; knew your person, … Continue reading Grief’s unique Hold
At times we carry a heaviness for the pain of others, and our unknown selves. We carry it, often unaware. It’s just there. A sadness for someone we love, for a neighbor’s pain ,for our own un-named pain, for humanity. … Continue reading A Necessary Sadness!