Category Archives: Matters of the Heart: Grief and Other Feelings

Issues of the Mind and Soul including a Divorce Tearbook, Philosophical Wax, and Values

Meditation: Soft Voices Make Me Cry

Nothing wrong with crying. Tears cleanse the soul. But sometimes it’s, uh, inconvenient. I can wear the badge of courage quite well until some kind soul says a tender word, pats me on the back, gives me a hug, or … Continue reading

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Teardrops for My Country: Repeal and Replace?!

Sing as Introduction: One morning I had an inspiration. I think it will last me all year long. It came out of my exasperation. That things seem to be so very wrong. Chorus: Repeal and Replace a congressman’s face. Rejecting … Continue reading

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Deep Breathing Moments: My Macaroni Meltdown

Walking on macaroni  became the theme of my weekend. I didn’t intend it to be that way for sure!  As I said, it wasn’t my choice. The macaroni just volunteered! Obviously the week isn’t over yet! My run of bad … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air: Tears for My Country

This started as a short presentation at a public gathering to process the 2016 election. Wearing red, white and blue, I stood by a container of water, removed my red, white and blue necklace, then dipped it into the water. … Continue reading

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Caregiving can Lead to Emotional Claustrophobia

When the caregiver’s arena of management and daily tasks is so full it’s about to burst, even the best nurturer can become frozen in time and avoiding of new options and ideas–referred to here as emotional claustrophobia. Limited Range of … Continue reading

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Honeysuckle Air: A Train Ride

When my young sons and I left their dad in Houston after he accepted a job there, we returned to Oklahoma City to finish the school year before moving to Texas. The trip brought me tears and the realization that … Continue reading

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Letting Go of Robin Williams

Good morning Vietnam! As you rowed your boat of life up Moscow on the Hudson you gave us great Awakenings from our Insomnia. I joined your Dead Poet’s Society with great passion. Aladdin and Hook will vouch that you are … Continue reading

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