Category Archives: Embodiment

Is it just the absence?

We lost my father to Covid-19 about five weeks ago.   These are the last few family photos we were able to take together. There is still so much to process about how we lost my dad, in the midst of … Continue reading

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Poem: Recovery

And when I die, They’ll blame me for not Having taken better care Of myself They’ll discuss my disease Of empathy and enablement If only she could have healed From her childhood Found a functional partner Put her father in … Continue reading

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Reblog: The Tipping Point of Illness by Charlie Morris

Below is a very good article by Charlie Morris from 2010 – one that didn’t make it onto his new website.   I’m reblogging this here because I’ve been living the truth of this article for several months.   Karmic situations … Continue reading

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What I Was Spared

I’ve had very little time for writing the last several months. In spring, we had some staffing changes around my father’s care, and I’ve taken on a more active, day-to-day role in managing his care and medications. I’ve been acknowledging … Continue reading

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Poem: Gusty

Oh, anamchara There must be Some tack between Sheering wind storms And ponds Life more vast than Leveraging karmic qi And doors of opposition Even silent My view Creates winds

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Poem: Door-space

I showed you a door I didn’t know existed You keep showing me The space that always does

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Being in the mountains, holidays, illness and death

My family took a trip to the mountains near Asheville after Christmas. It was the perfect get-away, a rental through a colleague and a chance to see some family who came from out-of-state. Yet I didn’t foresee the impact that … Continue reading

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Soul Sister

I hadn’t been there for almost three years.  That is hard to believe I hadn’t seen her,   my birthday-twin soul sister, in so long?  The time seemed to warp as I looked at her last week. Had I really … Continue reading

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Poem: Birthday Greetings

Sometimes The kindest birthday greeting Is none To not remind Your friend Of what you’ve become To them, for them Of what cannot be undone The touch of memory is pain The freedom of forgetting The most loving

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Yoga Nidra

A week ago, I was surprised to find that my company was running a four week Yoga Nidra class. I felt immediately drawn to sign up, and today was the first class. So if you can imagine walking into a … Continue reading

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