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quiet time

I came across some quiet time this afternoon.  As the rains rolled in over Puget Sound, a direct opposite from yesterday’s spoiling of 72 degrees and blue skies, I could feel my whole being become very still and silent.  I reached for a book of Mary Oliver – and decided whatever poem I opened to, [...]

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Guest Post (and some art inspiration)

Meet Nikki.  A few weeks ago, Nikki shared some beautiful and inspiring art work with me – I knew I needed to share her painting with you all, and also wanted to share her story.  I asked her to write about her painting, and she happily obliged, hoping it might help someone else walking this [...]

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farewell to a friend

It has actually been a few weeks since I started this post.  I keep having trouble figuring out exactly what I want to say, but I feel like it is time to find completion, whatever that may be for now.  Bear with me, folks. I can’t seem to write what I want to say, so [...]

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visit me at Stillborn and Stillbreathing

Hi there.  I’ve not written much lately – although I do have some things running through my head. Just haven’t put ideas on paper yet. Different forms of grief have been part of my life recently –  most notably the death of dear Yiayia, my husband’s grandmother, and very recently, the death of an old [...]

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“hope and stillness”

“Hope and Stillness.  Hope and Stillness for three full breaths.”  That is what I heard my yoga teacher say this morning.  And that phrase felt so natural to my heart – it took a couple seconds for my brain to register what was actually said… “Hold in stillness.  Hold in stillness for three full breaths.”  [...]

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Heroes.

This week, I read a piece by the lovely Lindsey Henke, one of the colleagues in this work I’ve been so pleased to get to know (via the web!).  In it, she included the following quote – she says she’s not sure who said it originally, but it was something her sister had sent to [...]

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this new year

I woke in the middle of the night with an excruciating stomach ache.  I finally fell back to sleep, thinking that when I woke up, it would have subsided.  I have New Year’s Day plans, you know!  (And by the way, the belly ache had nothing to do with crazy New Years Eve partying…my husband [...]

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Return To Zero

Just a quick note here – If any of you are interested in contributing to the beautiful Return To Zero project, Reconceiving Loss has teamed up with them for a special project. Check the link below: http://reconceivingloss.com/category/return-to-zero-project/

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shared story – help needed!

From a reader who would love your advice. Please comment below if you think you can help!   Hello Friends, I have two delicious children age 5 and 8 and a lovely stepdaughter age 12. Over the last 20 months, I lost three babies around the age of 6-weeks in utero. These losses have opened [...]

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Blog Feature – The Intuition Physician

I have been a fan of Dr. Laura Koniver, The Intuition Physician, for a while now – she combines her medical degree with her intuition in order to help patients find true health and balance in their lives. I am honored and pleased to be featured on her blog today.  Check it out here!

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