It’s OK to not be OK.

Our way of life is dying.
We cannot ‘return to normal.’ Normal is long gone.

We’re in the midst of spiritual surgery.

We’re being split open and dissected and reformed and reassembled as something we’ve never been before.

We’re getting woken up from a long, tumultous, unconscious, irresponsible slumber. … More It’s OK to not be OK.

Litany: Now What?

I admit it is one of those down-in-the-dumps days. If I let myself cry, I fear I’ll never stop. Health stuff: a suspicious sighting on my mammogram, in both breasts. The need to have my weeping uterus scraped and checked for cancer. Finding myself heading in and out of doctor’s offices. Answering phone call after … More Litany: Now What?

Where the Crow Flies

To hatch a crow, a black rainbow Bent in emptiness over emptiness But flying. ~ Ted Hughes I love crows.  Crows are some of my closest confidants in this life. I don’t know why, but crows seem to intuitively and completely know me. They swoop into my life during times of turmoil, change, transformation. I consider them … More Where the Crow Flies

Dazed and Confused

For Amira de la Garza “You can’t expect insights, even the big ones, to make you suddenly understand everything, but I figure, hey, it’s a step in the right direction if they leave you confused in a deeper way.” — Lily Tomlin Lately my dreams leave me rattled. In them, I unpack a very large cooler … More Dazed and Confused

Losing Our Way; Finding Our Way

Day 12 – A – Z Challenge A new beginning is born from a painful ending. A terrible ending inherently contains a fresh start. Always. The question is: can you see it? “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.” ― E.E. Cummings Unless you are currently in cryogenic stasis in … More Losing Our Way; Finding Our Way