Fun Can Be Dignified

I like to have fun. Who doesn’t? My kind of fun is active, exciting and adventurous. But quiet things like going for walks, photographing nature and making collages can also be fun. I know I need a balance of different types of fun in my life, as I imaging most people do. But what I’m…

Free and Fortunate

Ah…freedom. Such a delicious idea. But are we ever really free? Sometimes we seek freedom from the daily grind. We percieve our responsibilities and obligations as tying us down or preventing us from doing what we want to do. Sometimes we think we don’t have enough time or resources to really live freely. We seek…

Brave Healer

We have to be brave to heal. Whether it’s a physical illness, injury or emotional trauma it takes some degree of faith in ourselves and our ability to transform the pain and suffering into something meaningful or valuable. We learn through the process of being sick, injured or emotionally hurt and then healing. But it’s…

Changing - collage

Emerging and Magical

I am emerging, slowly and cautiously, from the deep realms of grief. Gradually discovering what I didn’t lose, what’s still there, and that there is so much more. Life is truely magical, it ebbs and flows like the sea. There is always more to discover and feel joyful about in this crazy, mixed up but…

Grief Released

I don’t think anyone can comprehend what losing your life partner is like unless you’ve been through it. Grief has no timeline, it can’t be measured, quantified or qualified. It is whatever it is for the person going through it.

Unique and Integrated

What do these words mean to you? As I walk around my world, wherever I might be, I think everything I see in that moment is unique. We love novelty but it needs to be integrated with our expectations to some degree or we wouldn’t feel safe or happy.