Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Mothering My Mother

May 30, 2008 by  
Filed under Love

“I am her primary caregiver” my sister Carole announced to me a few months ago in the most authoritative manner I have ever heard from her. Carole willingly and lovingly undertook caring for Mummy in the final weeks of her visit with us on this plane. This is the only journal entry my sister Carole […]

Loss

May 29, 2008 by  
Filed under Accept

My mother passed from this earthly plane two weeks ago. Hers was a conscious process of transitioning, as she shed the baggage of this and other lifetimes, clearly determined to leave this plane light – and free. I am observing the language and rituals of death and musing on what they really mean. For example, […]

Calabash Continued

May 27, 2008 by  
Filed under Be Present

I read at Calabash this past weekend. For two minutes, I had the stage, sharing my words from “Free and Laughing”. It was amazing experience, standing there with the beautiful Calabash Bay in the background, the soft sea breeze gently fluttering the tail of my skirt. Every now and then I would glance at the […]

4-Hour Work Week

May 6, 2008 by  
Filed under Practice

For the past week I have been engrossed in a book entitled “The 4-hour Workweek” authored by Tim Ferris. A friend had lent me the audiobook a few months ago with the admonition “Marguerite, you MUST listen to this”. I excitedly claimed it with the intention of immediately following his sage advice. That was months […]