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life after divorce and learning to love depicted by image of eclipse

Learning to Love the Hard Way

Posted on Friday, May 15th, 2020 at 1:55 pm.

Eventually, after the divorce, I married again. A second marriage for both of us. Finally, an adult. Two adults. I find connection, nourishment, and emotional safety that I could not have dreamt of before. We learned to love again.

couple depicts the power of love

The Numinosity of Love

Posted on Thursday, March 12th, 2020 at 2:34 pm.

When we get caught, there is a reason I am caught. Watching, I wait. Will they get together? How does this keep happening? They love each other. Please. This is the power of love. I have been caught before. This time it is with Anne with an E. After 27 1/2 episodes of misses and frustration,…   Read more »

Tornado depicting the impact of addiction on relationships

When Love Isn’t Enough

Posted on Friday, December 27th, 2019 at 12:14 pm.

The betrayal of addiction in relationships First published in P.S. I Love You, a Medium.com publication on December 23rd, 2019.    Thank you for reaching out and letting me know you are doing well. I appreciate your apology. When I read your message, pain erupted through me. What happened between us in the past was…   Read more »

Night Sky depicting the Magic of Living

The Magic of Living and the Limitations of Will Power

Posted on Tuesday, November 26th, 2019 at 10:33 am.

Although I was on the journey to find my health, the journey itself was the teacher. Health was the outcome. What emerged for me was a new understanding of how the world works.

Eagle flying over mist with mastery

Mastery = Vision + Will + Trust + Release

Posted on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019 at 9:57 am.

Originally published September 20th, 2019 in Medium.com’s Change Your Mind, Change Your Life. We are manifesting beings capable of mastery I imagine being a huge eagle, soaring, almost effortless, catching the currents of wind, playing, trusting the currents. My wings are spread wide. The breeze is cool. I twist and turn and glide, enjoying my…   Read more »

Perfect life

My Perfect Life

Posted on Tuesday, October 15th, 2019 at 9:59 am.

For as long as I can remember, I’ve had this idea of a perfect life. Maybe because as a child, teenager and young adult, I felt forsaken by God, I felt trapped in my actual life. I didn’t know how to get from the life I had to the untarnished and perfect life I wanted.

Yoga as a lens into character structure

Yoga as a Lens into Character Structure

Posted on Sunday, September 29th, 2019 at 11:00 am.

If you were to see character structure disorders as an image or bodily metaphor, you would see someone who hobbled along, with little freedom of movement always responding the same way to specific situations, rather than having the ability to choose their response and move freely, as a dancer would.
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