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...Until the Hate Disappears

The other morning I was putting the finishing touches on an article I’ve been writing for a future issue of Conscious Life Journal. I am grateful for yet another opportunity to share my thoughts. 649 more words

When Your Community Becomes a Hashtag

You never know how much a tragedy shakes a community until it’s your community.

I’m writing this on the day after the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas in Parkland, FL. 927 more words


Postpartum - the bits they DON'T tell you!

After spending 9 months worrying whether or not you’re going to shit yourself, you’ve endured labour (still unaware as to whether or not you did) and the tiny human you’ve been desperate to meet is placed in your arms and you’re now a family. 770 more words


A New Valentine's Day Tradition

So, it’s Valentine’s Day today.

There are multiple things I could say about that….multiple approaches I could take to a Valentine’s Day post. I’ve actually spent the last two or three days mulling over which one to take! 1,126 more words

Self-Portraits (in Words And Images)

The Alienist (S01E03): “Silver Smile”

Unlike the first two episodes, this episode opens with a scene of almost excessive gentility. Byrnes is telling an upper class couple named Van Bergen, who are sitting at the opposite ends of a very long dining table, that their son Willem might have been involved in a series of murders of boy prostitutes. 795 more words

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I’m delighted that my poem “Aftermath” has found a home in The Cabinet of Heed! So much wonderful writing included in this issue. Thank you to Editor Simon Webster.


I wrote this a while ago and have been debating on posting it or not. But after some further thought, I decided that I will just post what I post. 1,133 more words