childhood

Mourning a different kind of loss

Originally posted Jan 7, 2009.  I have brought this post forward due to the number of people who have found it helpful, many who do not want their comments posted for reasons we can all understand and appreciate.  Thank you for all your kind words, you inspire me and others everyday!   If you have ever spoken to a therapist or someone who has studied … Continue reading Mourning a different kind of loss

The kiss of the white feather

This morning I awoke to sunshine filtering through my window looking out over  the fairytale garden, the birds were chirping with happiness in melody. Beautiful. I rolled out of bed and crawled down the stairs heading for the kitchen in need of my morning coffee and a seat in the garden with the special fairies. I sat outside for many moments filled with wonder.  The … Continue reading The kiss of the white feather

The Impulse to run and to run fast…

Some people are runners and others find their feet glued to the ground much  like looking down to see that your feet are embedded in a floor of cement with not even the toes showing. Those who have their feet solid on the floor often frown upon those that have the impulse to run.  They do not understand the reasons behind a runner or what … Continue reading The Impulse to run and to run fast…

Keeping your head above water…

One day we wake up to find ourselves in the water without a lifeboat or buoy, nothing to help us float, we’re stuck with no way towards the land. We slowly start treading the water, at first its easy, our legs keep us going, our arms move slowly in the water.  We stay a float, our heads are in the fresh air and things seem … Continue reading Keeping your head above water…

Distant Dreamer

First it was a friend of mine asking me about Duffy, a singer I barely knew and then Amber and her “Song of the day…Warwick Avenue – Duffy” post. Now I can’t stop listening, last week it was the Parlotones and the week before it was… well I can’t remember that far back. So many times people ask me a question I find hard to … Continue reading Distant Dreamer