Mom and the Alzheimer’s Journey

Mom and the Alzheimer’s Journey

Just when you get enlightened, they call it Alzheimers.   ~Byron Katie

A couple a years ago I was driving through the Swedish country side on my way to visit my mom and sister in my old home town Orebro. It was the first time I would visit my mom in the dementia care facility where she now lived. The fall colors were just starting to explode in the Swedish forests, it was raining from a grey sky, it was cool, it was moist, it was cozy; it was wonderful manna for my Swedish soul who have lived in the California heat for a several decades. I was humming a tune from an old Swedish song when the phone rang. Read More →

Turning Positive Projections Around-Falling in Love with Yourself

My love is my business; it has nothing to do with you. You love me, and that isn’t personal. You tell the story that I am this, or I am that, and you fall in love with your own story. What do I have to do with it? ~Byron Katie

Falling in love is one of the most powerful projections we experience, if not the most powerful. We open our heart and take all our love, light and amazingness from within and project it onto the other person, the one we have decided is the object of our adoration. Just as we take the dark, painful sides of ourselves that we don’t like or can’t own and project onto others, we project out our light and love. Read More →