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The Myth of the Black Sheep

Posted on September 5, 2018 at 9:45 PM Comments comments (0)

Are you the "Black Sheep" in your family? Of course, if not, I'm sure you can immediately name the one in your family who was and is somehow different from the rest..? I was not. But my brother was labelled as such, mainly because he was not a classical musician but preferred guitar and playing the Blues.  Families have a specific dynamic, stories they tell which keep everyone in a certain role so that things can run smoothly. Perhaps the black sheep is the one who resists the role assig...

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The Hardest Part

Posted on August 28, 2018 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)

They say, "two years". Apparently it takes two years to really grieve.

When things change, when someone dies, when we are confronted and moved by endings in our lives, we may not grieve. We may avoid grieving and just "get on with it". We may not stop. Or we may stop. And grieve. And take time.

And if we do take time, we realize that there is no real "closure". There is no real end to our grief. "Two years" is arbitrary, a random guess. The grief continues. It does not stop and ...

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