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.
An Essential Spiritual Quality Roselin sent our Archeologists of the Spirit group a handout in preparation for our July 7 meeting. It included an excerpt from Caroline Myss’s book, Entering the Castle, based on Teresa of Avila’s Interior Castle. Myss identifies endurance as a spiritual quality learned in the First Mansion. Endurance is an essential […]
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 […]
Linda to visit The Plot Sisters on December 21. I have a long history with The Plot Sisters. I first met this group of vibrant members of Dayton’s supportive writing community in Katrina Kittle’s Character Development Class. Then I met four of them again at the Mad Anthony Writer’s Conference (pictured here). Christina served as […]
My SCN sister writers and I have been learning how to make Outrageous Requests. Our teacher, Debra Winegarten, is a master at it. She says the important thing is to ask. We never know what response we will get … “Yes,” “No,” or a counter offer. I’ve been practicing. Outrageous Request #1: Last February during my daughter’s […]
I couldn’t sleep the morning of my 75th birthday, so I came to my desk and opened my e-mail. There was a message from “the Debster” as she is affectionately known in the Story Circle Network‘s Works-in-Progress writer’s group. My second publishing angel had appeared and blessed me with the best birthday gift possible. Debra […]