Loremartis

Art Therapy

“One of the basic rules of the universe is that nothing is perfect. Perfection simply doesn’t exist…..Without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist” ― Stephen Hawking

Loremartis

“One of the basic rules of the universe is that nothing is perfect. Perfection simply doesn’t exist…..Without imperfection, neither you nor I would exist” ― Stephen Hawking

Compulsion or Thirst

What compels a person who in a few months will celebrate her 80th birthday to amass more and more knowledge? To travel for 5 hours twice in 3 weeks and spend 24 hours of intensive lectures, demonstrations and practice in order to incorporate one more innovative technique …

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A Fishy Story

Every time I encounter someone from Canada it feels like my life there comes up to the surface and brings with it memories of places and people…

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Was it Worth it?

When I arrived home at 5 PM last Friday, my husband asked a difficult question.  “Was it worth driving four and a half hours to participate in a five-hour seminar?”  Without hesitation I could answer that in this particular case it was worth it for me.  But the bigger question remained…

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Tend and Befriend

It is easy to fall into despair, pain, and anger these days.  For the past year we’ve been isolated, challenged and sometimes scared for our lives with the spread of the Corona virus.  Life as we knew it before was totally disrupted and every time we thought we were creating a sort of routine, there were new instructions to follow….

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Diorissimo

In the early 1960s when I was nursing in a hospital ward, I had a patient from the American embassy in a private room.  I do not remember her name, or why she was there, but when she was about to leave, she called me to her room and presented me with a small, beautifully wrapped box…

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