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Family of Choice

So of course, with a title like that,  I am going to start with such a familiar idea….’you can’t choose family’. Oh really? To discuss this ‘properly’, we have to talk about the meaning of family. Does family only refer … Continue reading

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My mom fell down…..

I just spent another amazing weekend with my family of origin. It was also speckled with mini-dramas that, cumulatively, were draining to a few of us. We were celebrating the 8th grade graduation of my niece. The original plans ended … Continue reading

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Recent good lessons

This past weekend, I was gifted with the weekend with my family of origin. Now, be aware, I have not always experienced this relationship as very well. But that is an important part of my journey, and I value it … Continue reading

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Teachers

I learned a long time ago that there are many different kinds of teachers in our experiences. Quite a few are clearly understood and familiar. Quite a few are actually not…or at least, they weren’t to me. And I have … Continue reading

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