We all have our own bag of stones to carry. Life can be difficult. We are all facing something at one point or another. But aren’t these stones that we carry the very things that cultivate compassion, empathy, kindness and forgiveness? These things are some of the very best attributes that we as human beings have to offer. It is this truth that gives me such great hope.

The Ties that Bind.

Hello friends, I decided after originally posting this piece that I had been remiss to not include some more context. As I had mentioned, I began writing this a couple of months ago, as writing is a big part of my healing process. I was struggling in getting to the finish line. I still feltContinue reading “The Ties that Bind.”

Spinning Away.

(*I realize I’ve been silent in this space for a long time. When you read this post, the reason for my silence will become apparent. Truth be told, I had no intention of writing today…until my morning meditation – that I decided I’d better do at 1:00 in the afternoon! I practiced a guided meditationContinue reading “Spinning Away.”


When I was hospitalized as a result of the psychosis, the business of packing up our house and belongings was being carried out by the owners of the house, who were friends of ours. Andrew had to then drive back across state to load the U-haul of all of our boxed belongings alone. He loadedContinue reading “(Im)material”

A new day

I had meant to write a very specific post 8 days ago. It hasn’t happened because well, life is sometimes that way. There are days where it seems that no matter the unexpected “stuff” thrown my way, I’m able to glide through whatever it may be and accomplish all I set out to accomplish. ThenContinue reading “A new day”

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