namaste and welcome’

This poem by Rumi is the most frequently recited poems in mindfulness retreats and courses around the world. I am pleased to share it with you here. The Guest House This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected …

if the monster wants you…

Thank you Alanna for being real. I am comforted. This talk touched me on so many levels – both¬†my story and my experience as the daughter of parents who both dealt with issues related to dementia. As I wrote in my last post, I have a familial gene for Frontal Temporal Dementia (FTD)….. and like …