Tag :pain

Posted on 28 Aug 2014
Of Good Ideas, Frustration, and The Body Remembering …

"Free Colorful Spring Blossoms in Pink on Blue Sky" by Pink Sherbet Photography   My mother had many ideas, good and creative thoughts like Faivish Pewzner. She was also very frustrated. Looking back I now realize...

Posted on 12 Aug 2014
Of Oppressors, Attackers and Questions …

"Question Mark in the pine needles--yesterday" by Vicki Some people become more like their aggressors and oppressors. We call this identification with the oppressor. It is easy to view oppressors and attackers as stron...

Posted on 06 Aug 2014
Of Light, Darkness, and Narcissistic Rage …

"Saarschleife - Waldspaziergang" by Wolfgang Staudt My mother was not one for sharing when it came to her feelings. She held them close to her chest, if she held them at all. I now realize that much of her existence fou...

Posted on 01 Jul 2014
Of Ambivalence, Loss, and What Seemed Retribution …

| "earthly magic" by earthly magic My greatest fear as my mother’s daughter was not that I would die, but rather that I would live. It takes strength to live, courage to wake up each day and face someone that you are s...

Posted on 03 Jun 2014
Of Rules, Quilts, A Coat of Many Colors, and Knowing …

Wisdom Cards - Affirmations - Louise Hay by JCT(Loves)Streisand* My mother was a stickler for rules. They seemed to give her a sense of safety. I cannot say that I hate rules. I certainly do not like the way those in po...