A few weeks ago, my weekly radio show, “The Conscious Caregiver”, focused upon how we can come to the so-called end of life without carrying regret into those other worlds. At this season of rebirth and renewal, it feels fitting to dive further into the topic.Read More
Equally, this post could be called: “Is it too late to have a perfect childhood?” Did you just read right?Read More
Canadians recently celebrated Thanksgiving while American festivities wait until November’s end. My U.S. friends are often surprised over how early our occasion takes place.
Either way, I find Thanksgiving a real marker in the calendar. From back-to-school to now and then onto Halloween plus the holiday season, time will feel like a blink for so many cultures around the world.
No matter where your family-of-origin is located, don’t you find such festivals rife with the potential for feuds even under the guise of lovingly coming together? How about we look upon the fall harvest meal as “practice” for the even-bigger year-end celebrations to come?Read More
Thank you so much to all of you who bore witness to the Memories, Lessons and Insights of the one-year anniversary of my father’s passing on August 26th.
It was a great privilege and honor to impart my experiences. Since, more than one person in my circles who has contended with un-cope-able parents (or still is) has thanked me for the difference these posts made.
The main feedback centered uponRead More
It is now over a week since the one-year anniversary of my father’s passing in 2012. What an emotionally-replete one it has been. Can you spell roller-coaster?
Fully-braced, I pulled out all my strategies to get through August 26th. Generally, Monday went as well as can be expected. What I didn’t see coming was August 27th – the actual date I learned of his transition.
How intriguing is the connection between mind, body and spirit. Despite how much I’ve discovered through the trials and tribulations of seeing a difficult elder through the latter stages of their life’s journey, I was not prepared for what happened around 3:00 p.m. By my memory, that was when I received The Call regarding my Dad’s loss twelve months ago.Read More
One year ago yesterday, my father passed away. August 26, 2012. Just six weeks short of his 90th birthday.
Now a contented resident of The Other Side, I recall at the time Read More
June 16, 2013
My Treasured Followers:
I will return to my “regular posts” next week.
For today, I would like to honor my passed-away Dad and hope you will join me in that sharing.
with my sincerity…
Dear Daddy,Read More
Re-reading that extensive laundry list of A to Z strategies proven not to work with the obstinate aged boggles my mind. Good Heavens! Was I once naïve enough to believe Read More