Category: healing

how do we change?

What you are, the world is. And without your transformation, there can be no transformation of the world.  – J. Krishnamutri   Many of us seek change from outside rather than slowing down to look within. If we have problems or concerns, we are…

anger, rage and healing

I really believe that all of us have a lot of darkness in our souls. Anger, rage, fear, sadness. I don’t think that’s only reserved for people who have horrible upbringings. I think it really exists and is part of the human condition. I…

words of comfort

I have been a fan of Brene’s Brown’s research and findings since I first heard about her and her work on vulnerability and courage. Lately I have found great comfort in at least two things she has written. First a quote that just showed…

the healing journey of a lifetime

The healing journey is the journey of our lives. Every person, relationship, situation, interaction, provides bits and pieces of the matter or stuff with which we can work. I once thought healing was a linear process. Learn, heal and move on to the next…

forgiveness

It’s one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself, to forgive. Forgive everybody.  — Maya Angelou Forgiveness is an oft used and not well understood word. It’s meaning is vast. The practice of it can be challenging. Even when you think you have…

remembering our ABCs

I have come to believe that curiosity is the greatest gift we have and that many of us don’t remember to engage often enough. For me the ABCs of curiosity are so very important! A  – Always B – Be C – Curious Curiosity…

vulnerability

Many of us are comfortable with and living fully in our vulnerability. That isn’t to say that we don’t care for ourselves, or leave ourselves wide open to accepting the negative projections in our present milieu which are very hard to take sometimes. It…

the gifts of grief

“Grief is essential to finding and maintaining a feeling of emotional intimacy with life, with one another and with our own soul.”  – Francis Weller There are many people whom I regard as expert in the area of grief – the feeling, processing and…

stewards

In a conversation with a long time friend this week, the word steward came up as she was describing an aspect of her life. Since that conversation, I have been reflecting upon this word and it’s meaning. I’m sure you can think of many…

just for today…embrace

When fear makes your choices for you, no security measures on earth will keep the things you dread from finding you. But if you can avoid avoidance – if you can choose to embrace experiences out of passion, enthusiasm, and a readiness to feel…