In my real home, elephant deaths are a complex and beautiful affair. We honor our loved ones, just as humans do. I was robbed of this rite of passage.
I can’t recall feeling angry with Dad for his death, perhaps that is still to come. I have felt angry that I’ve had to deal with any of it at all.
The natural desire to realize our full potential has to come from our deep intelligence and not our desperate need to please and to fit in.
Some of my suffering though was bought about by my absolute inability to accept the circumstances of my life and surrender to what lay in front of me.
Something came to mind last week that I wanted to share. I remembered that life is a gift. Bear with me! I know this is something we all know. But it comes in and out of our awareness at different times, doesn’t it? Usually if we lose someone close to us, or if we or somebody we love has a ...
When you’re aware of your emotional experience, you have more control over your life, which is to say, more control over your choices.