Monthly Archives: November 2012

confessions after a blue moon

confession: there are helpful reasons why a mind would repress violent memories. there are healing reasons for a mind to allow repressed memories to surface when there are resources to support the remembering. confession: this week in therapy i remembered … Continue reading

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hottest desire

what is your deepest, truest, hottest desire? i desire peace, but you wouldn’t believe me if you eavesdropped on my conflicting internal dialog or the conversations in raised voices with a specific other. i forget when i’m scared and hurt … Continue reading

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confessions about exes

confession: i’m trying, trying, trying to practice patience. i am usually patient, except when i’ve run out of patience. precisely at the point when patience expires, the real practice begins. confession: i miss him. i miss him even though he … Continue reading

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just because it fits

half of my closet was purchased when i was in my 20’s. i’ve been the same size, same weight, same shape for the past twenty years. my clothes are tiny, because in spite of broad shoulders and tallish height, i’m … Continue reading

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you are an angel

my favorite moment of any day is when someone looks into my eyes and says, “wow, you really ARE an angel.” yes, i am. so are you. but do you know that you are an angel? do you consciously choose … Continue reading

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confessions after surgery

confession: i had out-patient surgery on my left leg yesterday. ouch. i remind myself this pain indicates healing. confession: earlier this week a few people offered if they could do or bring anything for me after surgery. in my ultra-independent … Continue reading

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i love that you love

i received an email this morning that read, “i love that you love.” that statement was the email reply to hundreds of words i had written. five words composed a complete response. less is more, mostly, including with words, which … Continue reading

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