All of us have been through some kind of wounding situation that put us on a healing path. It might have been a badly sprained ankle, a deep cut that required lots of stitches, surgery of some sort, a heart attack, the death of a friend or loved one, a divorce, cancer, a lost friendship, … Continue reading Why does healing take SO LONG?
There's a poignancy to our limited time on earth. A bittersweetness that wouldn't exist if we lived forever.
When stray cats adopt me and gradually win my heart, I don't expect them to leave me quickly. But sometimes they do. If you've read my posts about Cosette, the mama cat who brought me her kittens last May, you'll know how she taught me about trying to relax and trust that everything would work … Continue reading More cat lessons: When death arrives unexpected
Spring. Easter. Everything is greening and growing. Flowers bloom, bees sip clover, lawnmowers drone. This is the time of year for resurrection. I typically like resurrection. I like new life. I like hope fulfilled. I like the idea of being raised again. But I don't like the fact that it's preceded by death. Because death … Continue reading ‘Tis the Time for Resurrection
There are so many threads in this particular tapestry piece that I'm not sure where to begin. I guess I'll pick the ones that stand out the most. I'll start with where I went today. For another medical procedure, a presurgery before a colonoscopy. Scheduling this procedure hasn't been easy. Finding room in my calendar, … Continue reading A Profound Experience: The veil is thin