Thoughts on life, healing, and wholeness

Thresholds: Yoga, Ganesh and Coming to Life

Thoughts and feelings on end-of-life are present for me today.  My 'father-in-law' hovers on a threshold.  A client cancels an appointment from the ER.  I'm potently reminded of mortality.  This arrives on my doorstep after a deep dive into yoga practice this past...

Choosing Love Over Fear

At his 65th birthday, Silas gathered his friends close, “I need to tell my story.  It’s the next step.”  I was among twenty people more than willing to listen. There were twists and turns for sure.  He took us through painful betrayals, confusing landscapes, hello’s,...

My Story: An Invitation

I suspect there are many ways to engage with the healthcare system.  Here are a few of my favorites.  As ‘paying friends’, we hire healthcare practitioners for their wisdom and company.  As ‘victims’, on a 'bad day' we look to them for rescue.  As ‘private...

Categories of Trauma

Trauma is commonplace.  It's a by-product of living in today's world. We now know that war veterans and victims of abuse are not the only one’s who suffer symptoms of trauma.  It can be caused by seemingly benign, as well as extraordinary events.  Regardless, it’s...