Category Archives: healing

Tempered

Narcissus banished Comforting reality New sweet nothings real Overwhelmingly cherished All storms tempered by love’s grace And, I win. Fabulicious street art, thanks to the wonderful walking & eye spying work of Randall Willis of CreatedByRCW and So, What’s Your … Continue reading

Posted in Gratitude, Haiku, healing, Life, love, Micro Poetry, micropoetry, Photos, Poetry, Tanka, Uncategorized | 7 Comments

Turning Corners …and Tossing Blanket Excuses

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Posted in Abuse, Grief, Haiku, healing, Life, Micro-Poetry, Pain, photo, Poetry, Relationships, three line poetry, Uncategorized | 11 Comments

What is Orange Shirt Day? A Tribute to Taken Children

It’s not often I re-post a story, but in addition to explaining the background of what September 30th – “Orange Shirt Day” means to me and my family, I wanted to add the story of the person who was behind the … Continue reading

Posted in Aboriginal Peoples, First Nations, healing, Indigenous Peoples, Life | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments

Photo Project: … Reluctant Releases …

Relentless year called I became a waterfall I was swirled away Released old dreams; moved They commanded me, let go Heart crushed from goodbyes New is on its way Release dross for destiny All reward is nigh Trust what angels say Tears are healing; scars get cleansed Real love fills … Continue reading

Posted in Haiku, healing, Life, love, Micro Poetry, Photos, Poetry, Uncategorized, weekly photo challenge | Tagged , , , , | 29 Comments

Margaret’s Baby

..in a return to beginnings, I’ve gone back to some moments in my life that proved significant and poignant for me. One of those periods was a return home after time spent in childhood foster care… Continue reading

Posted in All-Time Top Ten, family, Grief, healing, Life, Storytelling, Survival, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 25 Comments

The Love You Make is Equal To…Frickin’ Awesome If You Can Match the Joy This Inspires

When life knocks you onto your buttocks and it feels like you may never catch your breath or a break again, sometimes something really, really wonderful shows up. Maybe it’s not the lotto win or the love of your life, but … Continue reading

Posted in #MondayBlogs, fun, Gratitude, healing, Inspiration, Life, Music, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | 19 Comments

Weird Normal & Cancer Envy; Part One of Bear With Me

Friends, Ed & E called. They were concerned, curious mostly about the intensity and/or emotional topics on my recent posts, and because I’ve been missing in action. I have been quieter in general, but to address some of their concern, I explained that I usually write … Continue reading

Posted in Cancer Envy, Gratitude, healing, Inspiration, Life, Pain, Rare Diseases, Self-Esteem | Tagged , , , | 29 Comments