How Misfortune Saved My Life

I was groomed at an early age to see any kind of human hurt (mental, physical, emotional) as a sign of weakness, unless of course it was my former mother who was having one of her many “munchhausen” episodes, expecting our full sympathetic attention.  I was taught at a young age to shake things off, …

Did You Know We Glow

We are unknowingly beams of light, all the way down to the atomic makeup of the entire human system. Scientifically there is a natural occurring phenomenon inside of us called bioluminescence which is the biochemical emission of light emitted by the body (like a firefly).  In humans it is 1,000 times less intensive than that of …

November Is National Adoption Month ~ The Secret Gift From My Biological Mother

I discovered a secret about my biological mother that I had spent my entire life formulating an entirely different belief & opinion around after meeting up with her childhood best friend for tea some years ago.  I think I spun a completely different story in my head because of the subjective thoughts that were portrayed …

Season Of The Scorpio

WELCOME TO THE SEASON OF THE SCORPIO ( can you hear the sounds of my crackly witchy laugh).  I have been antipating all year long this journey back to my beloved sign for an over all reboot.  I suggest you buckle it up buttercups for a lengthy ride through the belly of the underworld & these even more mysterious uncertain …

Happy Healthy New Year

Tonight at sundown begins the Jewish High Holiday of Rosh Hashanah.  It is one of the holiest days of the Jewish religion, being the beginning of our New Year.  It’s customary during this time to celebrate its sweet beginning & also gain some insight & reflection over the year in general.  This one will for …

The Invisible Grief & Loss Of Adoption

I never once was taught from the early age of my adoption how to mourn & grieve my first initial loss that ended up effecting my entire life. I think because we are babies, the world around us was incapable of understanding the dynamics of this replacement mother/baby switch, believing we as children didn’t have anything to grieve.  Adoptees are looked upon as a blessing in someones else’s life, while our own personal trauma from it goes unnoticed, ignored or dismissed, acting as if this loss never happened to us.