Monthly Archives: October 2012

Close up and intimate

Being deeply loved… gives you strength, loving deeply gives you courage. Lao Tzu   Those of us who work in the field of paediatric palliative medicine often have the experience that children with terminal illness, close to death, wait for … Continue reading

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Stepping on landmines

When war ends, when a surrendering of sorts comes into effect, there is always a time of assessing, gathering, integrating, rebuilding, and finding a way to move forward, to live back into our every day lives.  Sometimes this war has … Continue reading

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It’s not your journey

The best advice I received this week was via my own therapist from her animal behaviourist, about the behaviour of her beloved pet with brain damage.  To remember it was his journey, not hers.  It reminds me of the poem … Continue reading

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