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Grief and Mourning to Healing

The picture above hit me like a ton of ROCKS. It perfectly conveys the sheer weight of grief. Tom Zuba defines grief thusly: “An automatic internal learned response to the end of a dream.” Tom goes on to say “In order to heal, you must mourn… Healing gives meaning and purpose to all you’ve lived…

Musings Gratitude Day 37 Announcement!

Today I am grateful and very pleased to announce that: Update 8/2/2020 After much thought and consideration I have decided to move away from associations that I thought previously to be beneficial. I have learned that must be careful with who one listens to. Especially when what is said do not align with actions. XO…

Being Present

“Compassion is not a relationship between the healer and the wounded. It’s a relationship between equals. Only when we know our own darkness well can we be present with the darkness of others. Compassion becomes real when we recognize our shared humanity.” — Pema Chodron When I was lost in the darkness of grief the…

Musings on Death

“We each die once but the people in their physical bodies kill us over, and, over again.” –Tom Zuba That statement. Yes that one. The quote above. Hit me between the eyes, traveled down my spine, and right into my heart. An electric current of truth. Caused me to ask questions: How many times will…

Healing

I’ve been listening and learning during this covid solitude. Doing work on myself, for myself. Revelations abound: I’ve been listening to Facebook live feeds from my favorite author Tom Zuba. His books literally changed my life after the death of my Love nearly 10 months ago. Listening to explanations, seeing others’ reactions, and the opportunity…