Containing Nothing

. sadness grieving loss letting go letting go and letting go again... of all that has been so tightly held so closely monitored so badly wanted into nothing a box of nothing nothing in the box open empty vacant feelings... exhausted, depleted, desolate, deflated, dead must be the perfect place to start because this is…

I just have no words today…

Wallace, beloved family friend...left today to cross the Rainbow Bridge and run in the meadows of dog heaven with his best friend Marley.Wally...you were very, very loved and taught us much about compassion and deep communication. I will write more another day...it's been a challenging week for us losing you and DeeDee within nine days…

GoodBye DeeDee…

It's a sad day...our long-time family friend DeeDee went Out today. We were her people...she was our companion in a dog body. She joined the family fifteen years ago when she captured our hearts as a little puppy girl, bounding straight toward us, out of a lap full of dachsund puppies. Her puppy girl spirit…

Armored

armoring...preparing...for defensebattledeathsurvivalplate upon plate - thicker and thickerwatch out!might get hurt if it's not hefty enough!heavy to carry aroundcan't feel the windcan't see the sunall geared upready to fightstand my groundtense, tight, tough"LET GO INTO ME" he said"LET GO INTO""LET GO""LET""LET""LET..."at rest in the arms of Godall the plates of armorfall * * * *…

The Blessed Peace of Nothing-Zone

I was responding to an email this morning, from a dear friend of mine whose life is also a faith-walk. We were discussing "letting go" and how that comes into our lives: forced letting go, letting go by loss, and letting go intentionally. He shared that the last one seems to be the hardest. My…

Bye Teri

Bye TeriA dear classmate of mine from high school recently left this earth plane of existence. Teri had the biggest smile you can imagine, and always lit up the room she was in at the moment. She was such a hard worker, and so dedicated to the theatre department in my high school...she definitely set…

Letting Go

Letting GoThe greatest lesson this past year has given me, is learning how to let go. It is from my lessons that this poem arose.Letting go and letting go and letting go and letting go a sequence a series a continuum of allowing change as death's ensue and births arise many, many little deaths as…