With each new exploration about boundaries, I realize they are about freedom!
One afternoon over a long cup of coffee, a close friend revealed how her boyfriend had initiated months of psychological abuse. ‘Nora’ has allowed me to share bits of her story throughout this boundary exploration. It turns out, Nora’s experience is a classic example of gaslighting.
Remnants of fabric connected by intricate stitches, are a mirror for a woman's story.
Living too far away to be able to attend their memorial services and life celebrations, this reflection is my way of honouring the lives and my friendship with Janet Heerema and with Lesleigh Turner.
Promises are sweet. As I have grown I have learned to be more judicious with the promises I dole out. Living has shown that promises aren't to be given out on whims and fancies. A true promise is heartfully rendered. A thoughtful quiet proclamation that connects us deeply with each other. And because I now… Continue reading The Promise
I've become kind of 'known' for my soup. If you've been invited to my home, attended a workshop, a dinner meeting, chances are as you walk through the door, you've had soup thrust upon you. In fact my soup has become so legendary that at one speaking engagement the wonderful woman who introduced me waxed… Continue reading Soup!
Inside all of us is a wild child. A rumpus-roaring, belly-laughing, jolly-jumping girl or boy thrashing about. What would happen if we dared to let that untamed hot mess of joy escape? A tree left to grow freely, bursts into the most glorious sizes, with branches sprouting in surprising patterns shooting towards the light, rooted… Continue reading Where the Wild Things Thrive