A Taste of Guided Imagery

Belleruth Naparstek feels like family to me (but I have a feeling thousands of people feel that way too.) I’ve taken Belleruth’s downloads with me everywhere. I was listening to a download of Belleruth’s trauma CD at the precise moment when my mother died. What...

Goodbye Riva

My mother’s long struggle with Alzheimers is over. She died on the morning of January 6th, 12 1/2 years after her diagnosis. I thought I’d said goodbye to her hundreds of times, as she slipped away from me slowly. But this last goodbye was by far the...

Why 60 is the new 60

I’ve been sixty for a month now, and I feel pretty damn good. I wrote about my experience facing my 7th decade (yikes) for The Huffington Post. And I enjoyed many slices of birthday cake, including this beautiful lemon one, made with love by my friend...

Gifts

I’m turning 60 in a week, which is a significant milestone, since my father died shortly after his 60th birthday. I’m noticing all the other gifts that surround me, like these strawberries my friend Linda gave me fresh from her...

Letting Go

Clearly I’ve had no problem letting go of writing posts on this blog! But I’ve been struggling to let go of other things in my life. When I came across Ernest Holmes’ words online today, I felt a shift. Thank you to Lindsey Meade, as always, for your...