Where There is Despair, Hope.

All Hallows Eve is upon us. The veil between the physical realm and the spirit realm is thin, as I experienced it upon my mother’s death. A sacred and holy time when we feel the presence of all that is beyond our finite sense of reality. It is the eve before the day of theContinue reading “Where There is Despair, Hope.”

The Colors of Autumn

“Is not this a true autumn day? Just the still melancholy that I love—that makes life and nature harmonize.” George Elliot On Tuesday the sun shone brightly, the shadows creating a sharp contrast to the bright yellows, reds, and oranges of the maples I passed along my walk. I stopped to photograph a tree andContinue reading “The Colors of Autumn”

Tears From The Heart

The cure for anything is salt water: sweat, tears, or the sea.                                                                          Karen Blixen A friend recently asked if it is okay not to cry as others do. I have encountered this question in the past from clients and at times from myself. Tears are curious things. They can come unexpectedly, unwanted, in torrents, or gentlyContinue reading “Tears From The Heart”

The Moment of Uncertainty

In the teen years, life calls her forward, Stepping out from home, family, childhood. Not that she won’t someday return but that she needs to scratch the itch of curiosity. As many before, she walks out, alone among many, challenging habits, ways of thinking, learned perceptions. She asks: who sees me? Who acknowledges me? WhatContinue reading “The Moment of Uncertainty”