liminal 1. Relating to a transitional or initial stage of a process. 2. Occupying a position at, or on both sides of, a boundary or threshold. https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/liminal I'm in a liminal time. A time of transition. I feel that both parts of the above definition apply to me right now. I'm in a transitional stage … Continue reading Liminal Time
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
Who wants to acknowledge her faults? Not me! "Unfortunately there can be no doubt that man is, on the whole, less good than he imagines himself or wants to be. Everyone carries a shadow, and the less it is embodied in the individual’s conscious life, the blacker and denser it is. If an inferiority is … Continue reading I really don’t like this truth. . . but I do want the freedom
Do you ever feel completely secure? Lately, I've been pondering security. . . . what makes me feel secure, safe, comfortable. Some of this pondering has to do with my coming to the end of a cancer journey, but it's also connected with my quitting my "secure" teaching job in 2008, a job from which … Continue reading Am I secure?