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High or Low Anxiety

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When I worked in hospice, I became acutely aware of the fact that when families and caregivers are highly anxious, as when their loved one is beginning the process of letting go of this life, they can act and react … Continue reading

The Jading of Life

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I am reading a book by Stephen Levine entitled, “Who Dies?” and before starting it, I did a little research on Mr. Levine by checking his bio on Wikipedia. What follows is part of that bio: “Although Stephen acknowledges that … Continue reading

The Stream of Fire

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How many of you are familiar with this unusual term? After running across it in the rich tome, Jewish Mysticism, by J. Abelson, I was compelled to research its meaning. Here is the quote that started my search: “Day by … Continue reading

Freedom: July 4, 2015

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            I always think about the concept of freedom on the Fourth of July each year.  We Americans are so fortunate to enjoy the freedoms we do, especially in light of the horrendous abuses many in the rest of the … Continue reading

Where is Your Healing Forest?

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            Some Native Americans have a philosophy that if a healthy tree is put into a forest with sick trees, that healthy tree will become sick too.  Likewise, if a sick tree is put into a forest with robust trees, … Continue reading

Dancing in Heaven

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Interesting, and often mysterious, things happen to people who work with people who are in the process of preparing to slip through the veil between life and death. I offer this true account of an experience I had once that … Continue reading

Back to Eden

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       Frequently when I go into a book store, in particular a used book store, I allow my intuition to guide me right to the book I need to read at that time.  It is amazing how many times I’ve … Continue reading

A Very Different Kind of Touch

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            No doubt about it—the jury is in:  Touch heals, strengthens, and nurtures.  A co-worker once shared with me that she witnessed a healing as a result of a dog’s touch.  She told me that when she was 16, she … Continue reading