It’s so very important to take good care of yourself while balancing your loss with the daily demands of this life journey. Here’s what’s supported me in my own journeys of loss… … More How to Care For Yourself When You’re Experiencing Any Form of Loss
one year ago today, father died alone in lockdown –
it was “illegal” to be with him
in his greatest time of need.
those 25 days between landing back here
and him breathing his last
in a cold, stale, lifeless room – alone. … More One Year Ago Today, My Father Died Alone in Lockdown
To the ones who tell me there is no separation –
Or that I just need to stay in the Love –
Or Light is all there Is.
For a moment, I softly ask them to… … More To the Ones Who Tell Me There Is No Separation, This One’s For You
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…
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
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