Category Archives: Forgiveness

Passover 2017

Just coming off a whirlwind weekend visiting a college with my oldest, soon to be 18, my daughter. We landed in Denver and I stopped to fill my water bottle at Root Down, my favorite stop at DIA.  After filling … Continue reading

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This Story Continues…

Our two arms together say everything.  So different and yet similar.  Here she is at 16, tender skin with battle scars.  There I am, with my semi-colon tattoo I got when I didn’t know what else to do, how else … Continue reading

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Magical Mystery Tour

This story is about love, all the good ones are.  And forgiveness.  Before there was that, an incredible amount of wrong-doing happened, because it seems we always hurt the ones we love most, don’t we?  As I type on this wintry … Continue reading

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Love’s in Need of Love Today

Years ago, I read a story about Thich Nhat Hanh riding in a small boat. He was a passenger along with a man who had raped a young girl.  Thay was on this boat with the rapist and, by some … Continue reading

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Thank You

It never fails to amaze me – the redemptive quality of families – of forgiveness, love, laughter – the messiness and imperfection, the prayers for patience and tolerance, the unexpected kindnesses, the tears as we go around the table saying what … Continue reading

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Chakra Series – 5th Chakra

Vishuddha – Throat Chakra – Sound, Creative identity, (self-expression) This is the chakra located at the throat and is related to communication and creativity.  When open, you are free to speak your mind, express yourself fluently, and feel as if … Continue reading

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Love Prayer

To my daughter. Up into the universe, I cast a net of stars to light your way in the wilderness. Look up at the night sky, my love, and follow the ancient map, your internal compass, your heart. Each step a drum beat, … Continue reading

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The story doesn’t end here…

  This is something I’ve wanted to write about for a long time and had no idea how to start. It’s about a subject that is sensitive and personal. It’s about Suicide. I personally know a lot of people who … Continue reading

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Under Construction

I am in heavy Family Time right now.  Me/Him/Mine/His (no “Ours” – I guess that would be the cats…and they’re not here with us right now.)  We’re on a Family Vacation.  I’m learning A LOT.  The first thing I have … Continue reading

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Escape to Reality

“Be melting snow. Wash yourself of yourself.” — Rumi Sometimes when a dream dies, it can feel like a death. A death of the self – an idea, a belief, or an identity…or all of the above. Our family has … Continue reading

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