2018 feeling deeply

“Compassion is the keen awareness of the interdependence of all things.” Thomas Merton   I pulled up at the intersection and waited for the light to turn green. An Aboriginal boy of maybe 15 stood in the road several cars ahead of me, a cloth and a bottle of green […]

A Boy and a Cookie

“Everyone says love hurts, but that is not true. Loneliness hurts. Rejection hurts. Losing someone hurts. Envy hurts. Everyone gets these things confused with love but in reality, love is the only thing in the world that covers up all the pain and makes someone feel wonderful again.” Liam Neeson […]

To Feel Deeply

‘feelings are healing if we let them be’ – Janet Lansbury dance to a rhythm unknown to your feet weep at the pain of a stranger laugh with abandon at your daughter’s joy lead without trying to change her get lost in a story without knowing it’s end hear pain […]

notes to self

“You can only understand people if you feel them in yourself.” John Steinbeck I love stories; I love to explore, to write and to imagine different endings and the cul de sacs of wonder in the life of an everyday person. Social media, however, has changed the way I access […]

Engaging in Emotions