Pause for a Breath

Pause for a Breath

This poem was first published inside The Abundant Mama Peace Circle for our Year of Yes theme in 2018.  It’s not greedy to need to stop and catch your breath. It’s not a selfish act To need to breathe deeply, To collect yourself, to ground into this life. It’s also...
The Art of Tending to Yourself

The Art of Tending to Yourself

“Nothing important, or meaningful, or beautiful, or interesting, or great ever came out of imitations. The thing that is really hard and really amazing is to give up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.”― Anna Quindlen Your inner world is...
The Care of the Caregiver: Finding the Balance

The Care of the Caregiver: Finding the Balance

I knew the time would come, eventually. Somehow, though, it showed up on my doorstep one day as a total surprise. As an only child with two elderly parents, the clock was ticking more loudly with each passing day. By the time I realized what was going on, life had...

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