Grief
Voices of Wisdom

Turning Grief into Art By Madeline Sharples

Madeline Sharples suffered an unthinkable loss, but her grief was not the end of the story. Not by a long shot. TURNING GRIEF INTO ART by Madeline Sharples I was 59 years old when my son, suffering with bipolar disorder, took his own life. Following an aftermath filled with guilt and grief, I made the decision […]

Continue Reading

crying angel sculpture
Blog Feed | Midlife Transformation

Mothers Letting Go

“The mother-child relationship is paradoxical and, in a sense, tragic. It requires the most intense love on the mother’s side, yet this very love must help the child grow away from the mother, and to become fully independent.”  Erich Fromm Many of us are in the phase of “letting go” of our role as mothers. The […]

Continue Reading

Blog Feed

I Honor You Robin Williams

  Creativity yearns and churns, Stretches and aches, bogged down by the relentless nagging, driven by the ardent and fierce tingles of sinuous standings.   Almost unbidden, in a moment of neglect, it erupts and breaks free bursting forth in weightlessness, Sucking in the  lifeblood of release to dance wildly across a kaleidoscopic field of endless imaginings.   […]

Continue Reading

Blog Feed | Midlife Transformation

Coping with Loss

Losing someone we love is likely the most painful and difficult experience we face. Of course there are no easy answers but there are a few things that we can do to support the person who is grieving, even if it is us! Grief, like most things in life is a process. Swiss Psychiatrist Elizabeth […]

Continue Reading