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Mary, Mother

. With your warm hands heal me in your body know me to your darkness draw me at your breast hold me. For I was homesick, and you brought me home; I was alone, and now I am in touch; … Continue reading

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Momentous Change

Suddenly, the door is wide open. And I feel like I have a home again. A mother.  It is an unusual moment of positive change happening that feels so enormous that it takes time to be processed and ‘digested’. I … Continue reading

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Finding Words to Respond [Tell It Like It Is]

Trigger warning: mention of child abuse Today I give thanks for having been able to send an honest email to my mother, in reply to her trying to use my little niece’s start of school this summer to guilt-trip me into … Continue reading

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Joy-Challenged

Originally posted on Richer By Far:
“Joy is the most infallible sign of the presence of God.” Pierre Teilhard de Chardin  . “In some religious circles, joy, humor, and laughter are viewed as excessive, irrelevant, ridiculous, inappropriate, and even scandalous.…

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Satisfied?

Peace be with you.  It’s not, “a different past/ different parents/ a different relationship/job/place to live be with you”, it’s Peace be with you. Because a difficult past, difficult families, difficult relationships/work/home life is not the end of all hope, … Continue reading

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Yoga – God and Me and My Chakras

After work today, I went to a yoga class. Chakras. Incense sticks. The photograph of a woman whose name I can’t remember, a candle in front of that, and us repeating 16 times, “Mother, I am the Spirit”, and various … Continue reading

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What About Me?

If I want my life to be different – and I do – then I need to change the way I make decisions. That’s according to my most recent brainwave. The decisions we’re talking about here are those that concern … Continue reading

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