Waves

reflection

Many of the clients that I work with have lost touch with their will to live. For some the emotional pain is so great that they need to renew their commitment to . . . → Read More: Waves

Solid ground

i have something on my mind

i have something on my mind

Recently, I watched the movie Nine. In it a man in his 50’s struggles to find creative inspiration . . . → Read More: Solid ground

Thanksgiving

thanksgiving - sonoma - 2008

thanksgiving – sonoma – 2008

Like everything else in my life this year, I have to approach Thanksgiving in a new way. My . . . → Read More: Thanksgiving

Solace and Solitude

where the sand meets the sea

where the sand meets the sea

There is only one way and that is your way; there is only one salvation and that is your salvation. Why are you looking around for . . . → Read More: Solace and Solitude

Sun Dance

summer on the river

summer on the river

I went to the beach at Paradise Cove at the end of summer with two women friends and . . . → Read More: Sun Dance

My Heart

heartache

There is a history of heart disease on both sides of my family and for most of my adult life I have seen a cardiologist once a year. The other day I drove . . . → Read More: My Heart

Lost & Found

taking the gloves off

One weekend, when my daughter was out of town, a friend had the idea of inviting a few women over to my empty house for a pajama . . . → Read More: Lost & Found

Childishness

taking my feelings to tea: Hurt

A good friend of mine recently moved away to live in another city. Though no longer neighbors, she and I are struggling . . . → Read More: Childishness

Waiting

chains # 1

One night I had a dream in which I was waiting for a bus so that I could chaperone a high school field trip. When . . . → Read More: Waiting

The Pull of the Moon

a space between the lines

I have been working for the past few months at a very small women’s residential treatment facility that specializes in severe mood and thought disorders. The population there changes . . . → Read More: The Pull of the Moon