Posts Tagged with: loss

Chucking the Compost

By Posted in - Life on June 7th, 2020 12 Comments The Attentive Body blog by Elaine Konopka

Late last year, along with my Beloved and the bank, I became the proud if bewildered owner of a house in a small village in northwest France. This house has a substantial garden. I am …

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(Not) Drowning in the C

By Posted in - Life on April 15th, 2020 8 Comments

In times of adversity, it is important to be strong within and sparing of words.

I-Ching: The Book of Changes (Richard Wilhelm, translator)

 

This month’s blog is by far the …

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The Rounding

By Posted in - Life on September 3rd, 2019 22 Comments The Rounding

I was once engaged to a man who loved animals. His devotion to his cats and dogs was utter and complete.

I loved animals as well, but lacked the immersive, day-in-day-out experience of taking care of …

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Death Benefits

By Posted in - Life on February 28th, 2016 0 Comments Get out of jail free

About a year ago, I wrote my first Attentive Body blog post: an article about how to handle getting whacked by life. A few days after I completed it, my mother died. And suddenly …

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