Category Archives: Writing

How I’m Feeling Today, written long ago…

from my journal for January 14, 1993 This describes exactly how I’m feeling today. written in writers’ group, listening to music Changes like the Moon.  20 minutes The river flowing, underneath, under the soil, down in the sand.  Massive, heavy, … Continue reading

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Primary Wound History

I wrote this yesterday as part of a program given by Matt Licata, who is a trauma-sensitive therapist and writer.  I found about him from a piece of his blog, which was posted on Jalaja Bonheim’s Circlework Page.  I’m in … Continue reading

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Guide Meditation: Robin Williams

June 17, 1993  Writers group, Sybil & Lynn Guide Meditation: This is a standard one, I don’t remember where I got it.  I may have had it on tape. You start following a path, then come to a cave, then … Continue reading

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Still There Will be Kindness

WholeHeart: The poem was “A Cure Against Poisonous Thought” by Annie Lighthart Believe the world goes on and this bee bending in honeysuckle just one of a mighty nation, golden beads thrumming a long invisible thread. In the green drift … Continue reading

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Overwhelmed, and Lack of Resources

I am having a very hard time.  My brain doesn’t seem to be working very well.  I keep being badly thrown off by very little things.  It’s true that my left knee hurts, not a lot but it’s obvious that … Continue reading

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Nika’s Story

I’ve been reading my journal for May 1993, and came to this description of a possible book about Nika, the artist part of me.  The original plan was to use journal entries about my attempts to express myself in art. … Continue reading

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Collapse of a Coping Strategy

This was originally posted in March 2012 (journal entry written in June 2004) Day started badly.  Found bank deposit that I prepared before I left for Kripalu & forgot.   I feel out of control.  This scares me because it looks … Continue reading

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Persephone, revisited

from journal for Saturday, November 21 This was the second full day of the Courage & Renewal Retreat described in an earlier post: We were told to wander around outside or inside your space, find things that are beautiful, find … Continue reading

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Healing

From post for October 2003: The pain in my heart is so great — there’s something about this deep level that’s so difficult.  I suppose because I’m so practiced at making myself wrong and turning away from this kind of … Continue reading

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What can I do with what’s left?

Today I had a really hard time.  Because of COVID, there are a number of offerings on the internet, talks, webinars, ongoing classes, all of which are of potential interest to me.  I start to feel overwhelmed, and then a … Continue reading

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