The mind is a complicated thing, as is remembering. If memories are painful, then remembering can be debilitating, sorrowful, or, at the very least, irritating. Thankfully, memories are often positive, powerful, and/or meaningful, and remembering these times is important work.
You tell yourself, “I just need to keep my mouth shut.” The fear of the fallout from the power of your words is like a muzzle. All the while, the person standing in front of you really needs to hear
This has been a week of contrasts. Earlier this week, I found this baby bird on the sidewalk leading to my front door. He had obviously fallen out of a nest, but I couldn’t see a nest. I thought maybe
I was surprised at lunch, thinking I was headed to meet a friend, when three other friends from my past also showed up to celebrate my birthday today. Several of these ladies I had not seen for over a year.