Renee is writer, therapist and lover of life and love. She loves working with people helping them to live their best lives. As an artist Renee continues to explore what this means. She loves writing about self help, love and poetry .
The Little Death
Reflections: I have lived the North American Life and yet my roots are in an old world and so is my soul. As I swirl some cream into the blackest expresso I wish I could bite into a hot croissant. You know the kind filled with chocolate richness that oozes out with each bite and gives you that full body delight. The French language is filled with expressions like " the little death" usually referring to post organismic experience. I wonder did they forget to add the full body experience while one enjoys French pastry to their expressions? Why isn't the little death " I have died and gone to heaven? Oh the questions!
Online dating is soul crushing and the most tedious adventure. I call it this because it isn't for the faint of heart. Regardless of your age it is a challenge. Online dating is an art and there is no guide. When you heart aches searching remind yourself that you are not alone in this online virtual love connection struggle. The following poem is brief yet courageous. I hope your heart is courageous too!
A New Kind Of Love
How does one find the love they seek? Within of course and this sweet love first comes with the sweet compassion one finds for self. This is a trail blazing fire of unconditional self-love. The greatest love story you will ever read or write is your very own. If you are struggling you might find this hard to believe or even imagine. Stay with me here I promise this will make sense.
The outside world was unknown to her, but she could see a glimpse of it through the window in his room. Mary is one of the last handful of dream travelers. We have worked together every week for the past year with a hope of finding answers to save our world. There is another world that exists withing this one and this I know for sure. Mary and I have both visited through dreams and visions. I myself have been chosen for my psychic gifts as well as therapeutic strength. I am not a traveler in dreams however, I see beyond the realm when close to Mary.
I have been working in mental health and providing therapy for those struggling with loss for what feels like a lifetime. I have been grieving now for 7 years myself. Although I have had many losses in my life the most recent ones the loss of my Father followed by my ex-husband have been the hardest.