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Gratitude for Naming Pain

Gratitude for Naming Pain

Gratitude
Wow. I can't believe it has been weeks since I posted here. I apologize for that. The past 4 weeks have been a whirlwind of pain for me. I fainted at home alone and injured my hip badly on Thursday afternoon 4 weeks ago. Because my injury is deep within my hip, it took weeks to identify the problem. So in the meantime, I have been on copious amounts of pain meds. My brain is still foggier than a San Francisco bay morning. I have been struck this week by how powerful the process of naming pain is. Even though my injury is disappointingly permanent, just knowing the reason for the pain and the name of the problem has dramatically improved my mood and outlook. Terrible pain of unknown origin for an unknown duration was causing some pretty intense depression. But now I know what is wrong an...

Through the Alchemy of Our Darkest Nights

affirmation/s, inclusive, Joy, justice, life, peace, service, solidarity
For my sisters and all their children. Love, Jamie TODAY WE RISE "The world is missing what we have to offer, our wisdom, our sweetness, our love and our hunger for peace." ♥ Note: If you are viewing this from email, it is likely you will have to link through to the site to watch this short but charming film with an important message. Jamie Dedes (The Poet by Day) THE NOVEMBER ISSUE OF THE BeZINE IS UP. THE THEME IS AT-RISK YOUTH, Terri Stewart leads Be sure to read her introductory remarks. The BeZine, 15 Nov. 2015, Vol. 2, Issue 1 (At-risk Youth)