My unresolved hurt and anger at the healthcare system coupled with my unconscious grief at the retirement of a trusted doctor led me to lose my equanimity. Uncomfortable consequences ensued.
In my last post, I wrote about the “gift of connection” I received from my cousin, Mike. This post will make more sense if you have read that one … and/or this one written some time ago. Mike’s Curiosity about My Feminism Mike and I spoke again on Sunday, April 19. I had been helping him […]
January 15, I wrote a post about my struggle to find myself in the writing / publishing world. I declared that I had lost myself trying to be someone I am not. I made lists about “who I am not” and “who I am.” I thought the case was closed. However, in recent weeks, I experienced […]
“Vulnerability is at the core, the center, of meaningful experiences.” ~Brene Brown People fascinate me. I love to learn what makes them tick. That is probably why a ministry as a family and relationship therapist called to me. It also accounts for my love of reading memoirs, watching biographical movies, and listening to in-depth interviews, […]
“Once I was lost and now I’m found.” ~from the Hymn, Amazing Grace LOST A common phenomenon for writers finishing a book is to experience a letdown. While being interviewed after publishing his latest espionage novel, John le Carré admitted to being depressed and that he always experiences this between projects. My writer friend Susan J. […]
Eight of us gathered in a circle in Marcia’s living room for a “Giving and Receiving Love” advanced Imago training. I flinched, surprised at how startled I felt as our trainers, Marcia and Orli, vulnerably revealed their childhood coping mechanisms and the ways these sabotage their efforts to give and receive love. I had not […]