Session 1

Session 1 The journey began weeks before I entered his office. It began with a petal of hope, then another and another. The weightless, soft, fragile, and lovely sepals that fell into the palm of my heart were gifts of encouragement from others who had successfully walked the EMDR road to mental and emotional freedom.... Continue Reading →

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Session 1: Week 3

Session 1: Week 3 I have known many troubles in life but few have come to pass. - attributed to Mark Twain For many years this quote graced the front of my refrigerator, in my face against worry. The truth is, the other shoe has fallen so many times that I'm giving Imelda Marcos competition.... Continue Reading →

Session 1: Week 2

Session 1: Week 2 Death is not the greatest loss in life. The greatest loss is what dies inside us while we live. —Norman Cousins Too much has died inside me to want to live. She hugged me a little tighter and a little longer than usual. No words passed between us, yet I heard... Continue Reading →

Session 1: Week 1

Session 1: Week 1 My favorite time of day is late night. I love the still quietness. There're no text nudges, no phone shrills, no email pings, no "Mom!" I'm contended by the night sounds: faucet gurgling, fridge humming, clock ticking, dogs sighing, birds nestling, creatures crawling . . . , a united symphony that lulls... Continue Reading →

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