The day I chose to let them both go!!

Over two years has passed, since our son's name was placed on an urgent wait list for a residential placement. That was in July 2015. It was the day after I had been diagnosed with breast cancer where … [Read more...]

Letting go of a son!!

This has been a huge challenge for my husband and I. It began when our son was diagnosed with autism back in the spring of 1993. From that moment on, both of us knew that one day we'd have to let him … [Read more...]

Art and Nature Inspires Healing

"Flowers seem intended for the solace of ordinary humanity." ~John Ruskin "Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature." ~Gerard de Nerval In His presence I find … [Read more...]

Till winter comes…

Till winter comes... crackling leaves ... stunning neutral tones earth tones ... everything bare the last of the leaves with a bit of remaining life hiding inside the lilac bush ... a pop of … [Read more...]

Healing is happening…

A week ago I underwent yet another surgery, a second time around for breast cancer. The surgeon had to go back in to remove more breast tissue to get clear margins, attempt to remove all the … [Read more...]

One more surgery…

I was facing the decision of whether I wanted to go back in for one more surgery or not, and I have decided. My second surgery is scheduled for December 9th. I decided that I will go back, because … [Read more...]

Allowing…

Allowing myself to search but not to amass more... but instead searching in a different way by listening quietly to that part of me that knows what it is that I need to do. That knows what I need to … [Read more...]

Nature… News… Now what?

I have been really pleased with how well I have been healing since my surgery last month. This week I met with my surgeon for the pathology results. This took place on Tuesday, almost a month after … [Read more...]