Posts Tagged: death

The Walk in the Woods

It was an exquisitely beautiful and heart-filled celebration of life.  My musician friend died far too young, with so much music still inside of him.  The heavens will benefit as his soul soars and cruises through the ethers playing his fascinatingly complex blend of guitar loops. Thankfully for those of us left walking the earth,… Read more »

A Healing Ceremony for Women Who Have Lost Children

Mother’s Day can be a very difficult time for women who have lost a child.  No matter the age of the child, how long ago the death occurred, or the manner of death, the emotional turmoil that results for these wounded mothers when everyone else is buying cards and flower baskets to honor moms, is… Read more »

Aromatherapy and Reiki in End-of-Life Care: Can They Help?

I had the honor of being interviewed by SevenPonds.com for a feature article about my work with end-of-life and those who are grieving.  It appears in their Professional Advice segment of their blog. The 2-part article was written by Kathleen Clohessy, who did a great job encapsulating a 3-1/2 hour interview into the comprehensive feature.  Thank… Read more »

I Am a Helpless Healer

My mother is dying and I can’t do a thing to help her heal, even with my plethora of healing tools and skills.  The only tools that can help ease her pain are within her: her heart and spirit are burdened and aching with a lifetime of chains and hardness. I am sorry that she… Read more »

World’s Best Permission Slip

It was a rough and simultaneously beautiful couple of months in Heatherville: a friend died in March knocking me on my butt and popping the grief pool wide open.  With March also being when my beloved Milagro and other dear ones passed over the years, it gets a little crowded in the grief arena during… Read more »