Compassion and expression

Compassion and expression

Something is changing the way I express my compassion, how I feel compassion. Something is different and it may look like I'm lacking compassion. One thing I have noticed in…
Staying in her life

Staying in her life

I meet her now for lunch. We share food and conversation. I can check in on how she's doing. She can see that nothing bad is happening to me. Her…
Looking out the window

Closing the year

Here we are, approaching the end of the year. It's been nearly three years since my mother has reappeared. I'm no longer in full flaming freak-out. I'm no longer in…
Time is precious

Time capsule

I was clearing out my old files and found my mom's medical records from the last time she was hospitalized, the first time she disappeared, that I wrote about before.…
ocean

Don’t want to

It's Thursday morning and I have lots of work to do. I still haven't read the writings my mother gave to me and I'm meeting her for lunch. I don't…
Two Books

Two books

I picked up two books from mom tonight. I offered to take them to storage. Though she said she would do it herself, she agreed when I told her I…