Category Archives: parenting

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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Preparing for my father’s passing

It is hard to write that line.  You can’t ever “prepare” for your parent to pass away.  Yet as physical decline continues, you realize that there will be a moment that the medicines and treatments won’t meet. Death is not … Continue reading

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Poem: Dear Friend

Dear friend do not fight Or even experience opposition With ignorant black magicians As your mind takes the shape Of what they dream To vanquish them You have lost They are only Being Do not dream as they do

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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: Memorial

Those who reach out to help us To guide us through dark times Long nights of illness and The miasma of medicine verses economics Will someday be gone Yesterday was that day For the doctor Who cared for my infant … Continue reading

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It Itself Awakens Itself

I’ve been in the house “alone” for a whole day.  That is a rarity indeed.   I say “alone” because our housemate is here, but we haven’t had a need to speak. My son is at his father’s house.  There is … Continue reading

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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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