Here is the third and final poem dealing with the death of my father. As you will see, I had moved into a much different place about my father.
Here is the second poem dealing with the death of my father where I examine the first time I touched his face.
It took me several years to fully realize and grieve the death of my father. During those years, I wrote three poems about the process. This is the first one. Climbing the Stairs (Father #1)
Is this feeling, this light, real?
Do I chase ghosts?
Or the unfulfillable wants of a still hurting child?
An important step in relationship building is becoming attuned to the ways our partner wishes to be loved and how we wish to be loved.
“The tree is one of humankind’s most powerful symbols. It is the embodiment of life in all its realms: the point of union between heaven, earth, and water.” – Rev. Lisa Ward
It is hard to relax. Even now with everyone at home you find projects around the house this needs to be done, that needs to be done, the kids are schooling from home, we are working from home.
California Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency on March 4, 2020, after the first person died of coronavirus or COVID-19. Schools and businesses closed.
Fostering loving kindness for oneself and others has many benefits. Some of these benefits include greater relaxation, enhanced peacefulness, increased acceptance of others,
When discussing the possibility of medication with my clients, I emphasize that they have a great deal of control over the necessity of medications with what I call, “The Big Five.”
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