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Time, Space and the Dance of Love

After five days, my best friend’s life support was removed because he was brain dead. That was 36 years ago today. I helped pick out the clothes he would be buried in and I brought them to the funeral home. After the funeral I waited until everyone left so that I could place all of the flowers on top of the fresh grass that covered his coffin. I felt compelled to tuck him in. At 20 years old, I simply couldn’t fathom the pain of having to suddenly say goodbye to him. I had to learn how to function again. I had to talk myself through even the automatic things like getting out of bed and brushing my teeth. I had to learn to navigate my grief. And, I am extremely stubborn. There was no way that I could believe that he was actually gone. We may be separated now, but I refused to believe that we would be separated forever. I had already been studying self-help and spirituality, however, when he made his transition, that’s when my spiritual quest truly began. It’s been 36 years. I am thrilled that my stubborn nature guided me through a focused spiritual journey that provides me with immeasurable gifts all day, every day. I am thrilled that I know how to use my inner senses and trust my…