Tag Archives: healing project

Gardening for a New Season

“Daddy,” my middle daughter said, “for my birthday I want a pretty garden again.” Two years ago, a tiny lump and “Should I have this looked at?” ended with my wife’s memorial service just after Easter. With the time lost … Continue reading

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Healing Self

Do you find that healing and self-compassion interrelate in some way? A palliative caregiver describes the greatest regret expressed by the dying: I didn’t live true to myself. To “live true” we need to awaken self-compassion and love ourselves into … Continue reading

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Filial Obligation

“While aging brings challenges to mind and body, it can also lead to an expansion in other realms. There is an abundance of emotional and social knowledge; qualities which scientists are beginning to define as wisdom . . . the … Continue reading

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Do You Have Compassion Fatigue? Caregiver Edition

One of my favorite quotes is “You can’t argue with crazy”. It’s a proven fact you just can’t. That is why in my last post I provided suggestions for dealing with the intolerable. A dear friend who recently read it … Continue reading

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