Tag: Children

Loss of Creative Passion (Real Support vs Self-Serving)

Written by on April 13, 2012 in The Healing Journey with 21 Comments

Covert abusers can say the right things and they can be encouraging. That’s what’s so confusing. But when saying the right things and being encouraging is not followed through with action, then it’s just not real. To some people, saying something is as good as doing it. It doesn’t matter if they hadn’t actually done […]

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I’m so proud of her…

Written by on January 7, 2011 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

Tomorrow my youngest, Brhiannon, is going to compete with her home school/cyber school team in the Lego Robotics competition in Philadelphia. Brhiannon is bright and artistic. She is also dyslexic, and knows she has challenges learning in certain areas as compared to some other students. But she doesn’t care. She is not as advanced in […]

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Losing Our Childhood

Written by on August 8, 2009 in The Healing Journey with 1 Comment

I’m not talking about through child abuse. Well, not in the sense we think of. That’s how I lost my childhood, abuse. But losing our childhood is happening in another way and on a massive scale. In a few minutes I’ll wake my little girl up. I let her sleep in longer in the mornings, […]

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Why She Died

Why She Died

Written by on November 17, 2007 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

I’m sorry I didn’t post yesterday. I missed it. I’ve really come to look forward to sitting here on a daily basis. It’s become a lovely daily ritual, and it just doesn’t feel right when I skip a day. Yesterday was a day of preparation. In just a little over an hour, I pick up […]

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Video: Sir Ken Robinson: Do schools kill creativity?

Written by on November 13, 2007 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

A most remarkable video. What I like most about this is what he has to say about the importance of creativity, with no small amount of wit and charm. Though he focuses on education for children, Sir Ken Robinson is really talking about that creative part in all of us, and the value we place […]

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The Neverending Story

Written by on November 12, 2007 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

I love this movie, The Neverending Story…haven’t been able to stomach the sequels, though I only saw the second and part of another one. But this first movie touched me deeply from the time I first saw it and each time afterward. Do you remember the scene where the young boy, Atreyu, is trudging through […]

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To Be Looked Up To

Written by on November 7, 2007 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

Today I published a post about “What We Teach” on my relational aggression blog, as it relates to the examples we show by our behavior in dealing with conflict. What motivated that article was one small brief moment in a game of tag writing, my youngest daughter and I were playing. I wrote: The other […]

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To Sacredly Love

Written by on September 19, 2007 in The Healing Journey with 0 Comments

The other night, my little girl wanted to light the incense and send prayers. So she went to the little altar I have of a meditating Buddha, a gift from my oldest daughter, and childhood pictures of my children, my nephew, my sister and brother and I. On the wall hangs a painting of Jesus, […]

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