Category Archives: transitions

Conversations I Never Expected to Have

IN A DREAM, I ran into Sandy in an airport. It was all so happenstance. I was walking through the crowd, looking for the people I’d come with, and an airline employee handed me something he thought I’d dropped. It … Continue reading

Posted in CLL, Gratitude Journal, grief, transitions, unknowns, vision | 4 Comments

When Things are Broken and it’s Mother’s Day

I really don’t know what to do when things are broken and Mother’s Day creeps up and everywhere are photos and flowers and gatherings and sunshine. I don’t know what to do, except wait for Monday. Books have been arriving … Continue reading

Posted in boundaries, self-pity, transitions | 17 Comments

Free to Not

Truth is, if someone had asked me that last day in Nebraska what my takeaway from the retreat was, there was one thing clear. “I feel free to stop writing for publication.” Sounds strange, I know. Most people come away from … Continue reading

Posted in compassion, intentional relating, JTreat2015, strange math, transitions | 9 Comments