Noticing Sensations For the first time in three years, I have been gifted with two experiences of being “home alone.” When Marvel took Nicole swimming. I noticed how good it felt to have the house to myself. When Carol took her to her birthday lunch, I noticed again that same sensation in my body. I […]
Several years ago, this book caught my attention. I loved the title, especially the subtitle, and the cover. When I began reading it, I found I had a lot more to love. The author, Carol Lee Flinders, received a doctorate and taught about the literature of medieval women’s mysticism … a way of seeing that […]
Depression The past few months I notice a change in my daughter’s behavior. She sleeps more (and she already sleeps a lot because daytime sleepiness is one of the symptoms of her disease), spends more time in her room, doesn’t eat as much, is even more non-communicative than usual, complains of aches and pains. After […]
It has been a long journey!
and I haven’t always been. Inklings of Emerging Wisdom On April 26, I posted on my Facebook timeline Gloria Steinem’s words of wisdom heard on a PBS news segment. Gloria received 61 likes, 9 comments, and 10 shares. On April 28, while teaching a Church School class, I quoted myself. My friend, Carol, said, “That […]
In my February 25 post, I wrote about my friend, Diana, teaching me to knit. She is the kindest teacher I’ve had. She praises me even when I make mistakes. She says I’m doing well. She says we learn by making mistakes. Having been raised by a perfectionist and morphing into one myself, that’s a […]