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Self Care = Soul Care

If you haven’t ordered Jennifer Pastiloff’s new book “On Being Human”, stop reading this immediately, go do it and get back to me and my blog later. It’s a memoir that will make you feel so many things, not the … Continue reading

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Rain Prayer

Originally posted on This Pedestrian Life:
This poem is an adaptation of one that I originally wrote in May of this year titled “Let It Rain”. This second version was sadly born of the recent Pulse Nightclub tragedy in Orlando, Florida,…

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Water Cannot Save You

Water cannot save you the old crone whispered from under the red algae and  limpet covered dock. Her face a stark blue  as if the sky was reflected  on her paper thin skin. Her eyes, cobalt globes  that seemed to … Continue reading

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I Have Never

I have never seen the cherry trees don their pink and white party attire in April in DC, but I have knelt bare kneed in the cool black earth of a garden and felt Spring seep slowly into my soul. … Continue reading

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I Hope You Have Goddesses In Your Life

These women. These goddesses. I hope you know them, or humans like them, that you have them in your life. Not to worship as deities, but to walk you home. Years ago, a beloved and now sadly deceased coworker, a … Continue reading

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Through A Different Lens

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To see the world differently you have to look through a different lens.? We can buy new contacts that change the color of our eyes or frame them up in ways that match our…

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Dot Dot Dot

  A November writing prompt …  That could be the “hell to the yes” title of my memoir.  Ellipsis. Interrupted. Oh, the stories… Trailing off. On her own. Still much unsaid. Amidst the cacophonous din. So much implied. What lives … Continue reading

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Heartbeats

Preface- I ordered myself an early birthday present and it arrived today! I’m turning the big 60 in one month, yet how can that be when I still feel 15? All amazement and horror aside, I received an advertisement for … Continue reading

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2:22

Things I do when I awake at 2:22 with foot cramps. Get up and drink a glass of water. Return to bed hopefully and listen to hubs snore for 1 more hour while contemplating the sadness of our country right … Continue reading

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Three Wishes

Life can be disheartening, chaotic and painful. No matter our age, our gender, our “station”, how educated we are, how much money we have or how pretty, handsome or talented others think we are, there are 3 things we all … Continue reading

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