Self-Compassion

A Dance For All Time

With no hesitation, I’ve been known to grab on to a new furry faced family member and say, I am yours and you are mine and we will be together forever. And then we gather up into the folds of life, neatly tuck them into every little nook and cranny and the “dance me to …

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Out of This and Into That

It’s Christmas, Dad. In four days, it’ll be two years since you left us. Mom left two days shy of five months before you. You felt you had no business still being here. You were clear on that. It is most certain you willed yourself to leave. It is possible for a human to die …

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Head Down, Leaning In

My Nonny was an interesting woman. When I was younger, I couldn’t see how any of her DNA could have been in me. First of all, she was a beautiful seamstress. That says a lot right there. But what I think, is it might just take a while for those cells to start to percolate …

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Sunday’s with the Crones

By and by we’ll put this whole thing behind us. We’ve already started. Each week that passes we culminate another milestone. A precedent set, a first, a record broken. Our mettle has been tested. For some it may seem premature, but there are permanent changes solidly being put in place. And the questions are now …

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