Seven

“We are born of love; love is our mother.” – Rumi If only these words rang true for me. I have never known a mother’s love. What I received from my mother was toxic, poisonous and, if absorbed, sure to destroy any semblance of self worth I had managed to gather while growing up in … Read more

Avoiding the Bends

Lately I have been wondering who suffers more—the person who lives each day in denial or one who lives with self-awareness? There has to be a reason for the existence of the phrase “ignorance is bliss.” I know many people who seem to be happy and who do not work on themselves at all.  Is it … Read more

Falling Away From the Past

As New York City finally got its first dose of Autumn weather—nearly mid-way to Winter—people on social media began posting cute little memes with inspirational quotes about the true meaning of the season. I went back to look for one in particular, but I either (a) imagined it or (b) continue to be disorganized.  The … Read more