The cocoon

Our healing journey can be compared to many things. I’ve compared it to the sprouting of a seed before. Lately, I’ve been comparing it to the transformation of a caterpillar. Mostly because my current state of mind can be excused and understood when I define it as a cocoon. After exhausting myself by running around…

Arte Lessons

Yup, Arte Lessons, with an e. Yes, it’s pretentious but I like the distinction. We’re not talking about crayons and paste here, we’re talking about the fine and subtle art of recognizing and consciously manipulating the various vibrations and energies that surround us. The same energies that we ignore and allow to manipulate us most…

Healing

Healing is like an onion (or a parfait) Layers, lots and lots of layers and layers and prayers and layers of healing. And you often find that the issue you think you need to address isn’t at a layer you can access yet. You need to find the top layer and address it first. The…

My own private pantheon

pantheon noun pan-the-on a temple dedicated to all the gods I have a regular Mount Olympus in my mind. All the gods of me are constantly arguing, gambling and wreaking havoc in my tiny temple. I need them to get along and play nicely with each other so I can make some real progress in…

What is lost? (revisited)

What is lost? In less than six months I’ve managed to lose one child to death, one child to a long-overdue change in custody and one child to my own unreasonable and unhealthy expectations. I’ve found and lost a roommate (though I’m awfully glad he’s gone) and lost two cats; one to life with her…