Saying Goodbye

No matter how you slice it, saying goodbye is never easy. It’s painful! We have many situations in our lives that require us to say goodbye to what has been familiar and most important to us. It can be a final goodbye as with death or at times it is just a change in the … More Saying Goodbye

Trusting Change

I am reflecting back on this month of May as it draws to a close. There are changes that on the surface feel challenging, yet going deeper can be experienced as exciting for the potential they hold. Typically change can bring with it resistance in our human experience. Change can trigger fear of the unknown. … More Trusting Change

Missing Mom on Mother’s Day

I would like to honor my mom’s memory today. It has been eight years since she passed away beautifully and on her own terms in hospice care at the age of 83. I was blessed to be by her side when her spirit peacefully left her body. I can say with certainty that it was … More Missing Mom on Mother’s Day

The Pool of Surender: Allowing Grief To Have It’s Way With Us

Lets imagine for a moment if you can, that this is a deep dive into the pool of Surender. We need to give ourselves over to this experience fully and completely. It is what our soul requires and is asking for. It will accept no less than our complete and total commitment to allowing grief … More The Pool of Surender: Allowing Grief To Have It’s Way With Us

Moving Through Grief: One Step Forward Two Steps Back

I Woke up from a sound sleep in a cold sweat, feeling in a panic the other night! I know I have said this before but starting a blog and sharing my first post is WAY out of my comfort zone. I got out of bed, it was the middle of the night all was … More Moving Through Grief: One Step Forward Two Steps Back

Four Years Since Claude’s Suicide

This day marks the fourth year anniversary of my beloved Claude who took his life on April 19, 2012. Anniversaries are always tough when we have lost someone we love. There is no way around it. We can choose avoidance by keeping ourselves busy as one possible strategy or we can be with our pain … More Four Years Since Claude’s Suicide