Necessary Conversations / Second-Hand Shock / Uncategorized

Mental Illness: A Communicable Disease?

There has been an enormous amount of press and publicity about the Ebola virus and the lives this terrible communicable disease has recently claimed. The current statistic reports that presently┬áthe Ebola death toll nears 1,000 people worldwide. Thank goodness, steps are being taken to overcome┬áthis horrible killer. Lots of discussion, awareness, worry, work, research and … Continue reading

I Want a Divorce / Just Stop! / Necessary Conversations / The Bridge to I Am / Uncategorized

Mother’s Day and Mythology

For many children, Mother’s Day is a myth. It is a fantasy; an idea or illusion a child wistfully carries in their mind, but never truly experienced. The population of these children who are older, are the ones who linger by the Hallmark cards for long periods of time: reading and replacing; reading and replacing. They finally settle for some benign message that ultimately says “Have a Nice Day”, but nothing more. Continue reading