That has been the most forceful deepening of this devastating time. … More Recently I Was Asked to Describe 2020 in One Word: Here’s My Answer…
There is a belief – especially in the spiritual world – that darkness is negative, undesirable, bad, evil, wicked, gloomy, and full of nothing but despair, destruction, death.
Conversely, positivity pumping love and light blah blah is the norm, status quo. … More The Wisdom in the Dark
i notice my heart is so much softer now. the way i noticed father’s heart got after he watched mother suddenly drop dead in front of him one evening. more accessible, more embodied. my tuning into the real with another: even more acute. connections that lack presence: diluted, unravelling. less outrage, more softness my capacity … More Six Months After My Dad Died Alone in Lockdown
“You have definitely challenged and opened my eyes through sharing your experience, and it’s made me look at loss and grief differently, so I appreciate that. Because I don’t always think people rawly and honestly express and share what you have. So thank you.” – a friend said this to me around Father’s Day After … More What to Say or Do When You Don’t Know What to Say or Do: Supporting A Loved One Who Is Experiencing Loss
These days my role is clear. Carrying the wisdom of that challenging and deep experience forward, as I continue to walk The Path, refining the defined. Peeling the layers back. Going deeper. Becoming more expansive. What else is there to do really? … More The Wisdom of Grief: 3 Years Later
Two years. Blows my mind. Oh, what is time – really? Yet it seems to be experienced so very potently in this moment. It seems like she was around so long ago. Yet only two years back. Yet already two years. 730 motherless days. 730 days with a silent mother. 730 days with the Divine … More The Wisdom of Grief: Two Years Later
Shortly after my 64-year-old perfectly healthy mother suddenly collapsed one evening at home and never got up, (a mother-less) friend wrote to me saying, “There is no good time to lose a mother, and there is nothing that can be said.” So extremely true. The grief of a shocking death. Poof, she’s gone. It leaves … More The Wisdom of Grief 1.10