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2013

the ♥ files

you

your hand resting on my lap while you drive or reaching for my hand, your male skin pressed against mine feeling my heart, in whatever state it resides   you give me the keys to your car, so you can…

grief to relief

sometimes

Sometimes, you have to go against your deep rooted values, even if just with the tippy-toes of your left foot, and suffer the consequences, in debilitating silence while you walk the journey of (self) forgiveness so that you can realize…

the ♥ files

The Way Out is Through

If you’re going to be alive, you’re going to feel emotion.  I think many would agree  that this is a universal truth and a blessing of life (even though negative emotions may feel like a curse). Nowhere are those emotions…

expansion

Givers, takers and…

An interesting conversation opened up over dinner one evening last week.  Sipping wine and savouring the last bites of our delicious meal at Le Vin Papillon, we talked about “the different types of people in this world”. I took in…

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Tear down the dams

For the last three years I watched one of my best friends, after his divorce, actively, consciously, clamp down on the relationships in his life.  Deciding that certain types of experiences and connections were not to be participated in, actively…

grief to relief

drop by drop

The rain know exactly when to come. Perfectly timed to fill me up with its soothing presence One drop at a time, I listen for each one. And feel the weight of it on my soul, it’s fullness in my…

the writing files

Rising from the ashes

July 2013 As a writer, and thoroughly an artist at heart, I got through some of the toughest times of life thanks to my creativity. I could weave something that felt beautiful to me, out of even the most painful…

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One of the faces of courage

Nothing will destroy your relationships and achievements faster than your need to be right. It takes a keen man to recognize the many faces of his ego. When you push and pull and insist, when you turn away from a…

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