I love Parker Palmer's writings so much. I had to share this quote I stumbled upon. P.s. May all stay safe in the face of storms--internal or external. (We were spared from Matthew and feeling so very grateful. Prayers to anyone impacted.) As you integrate ignorance and failure into your knowledge and success, do the … Continue reading Embracing Brokenness
A few months ago my friend gave me a plumeria cutting. Even if you have never heard of Plumeria I guarantee you have seen their blossoms: they produce the beautiful flowers that are used in making Hawaiian leis. When my friend offered me a Plumeria tree cutting I jumped at the chance to grow one. Until … Continue reading And Then…Growth.
It might be that I simply dreamed about an almost-dead cat. But I'd like to think it was something more: A sign that I am starting to feed the feminine, magical side of my psyche. Two nights ago I had a dream that I came home to discover a long-forgotten cat. I found her lying on the floor and … Continue reading Feeding the Feminine
I know where one chapter of this healing ends. It ends with surrender to pain (always through writing) and a mother who continues to parent from beyond the veil.
I have a confession: I didn't fully believe my mourning birds. I'm talking about the birds behind this blog. The birds that came to me and were like, hey, Poppins! HELLO. And I was like, Hi? And they were like, We are your blog's omen. (Who knew blogs had omens.) So, I looked it up. Mourning … Continue reading Hello From the Other Side