Category Archives: Spiritual

World Alzheimer’s Month: writing memoir to help others

During September, World Alzheimer’s Month, I read Barbra Cohn’s memoir/self-help book, Calmer Waters: The Caregiver’s Journey Through Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Barbra cared for her husband who had early-onset Alzheimer’s and wrote the story of their journey as part of a … Continue reading

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A memoir of overcoming: Gwen Plano and Letting Go into Perfect Love

Today I am pleased to feature Gwendolyn Plano, author of the memoir Letting Go into Perfect Love:  Discovering the Extraordinary After Abuse. Plenty of people have written memoirs about surviving and overcoming abuse of different types, and these are valuable … Continue reading

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Easter: writing about death, rebirth, and other spiritual experiences

Last weekend my sister came to visit and we had a private memorial for our mother at our local botanical garden, under the cherry trees – still tightly budded – in the Japanese garden our mother loved. I decided it was … Continue reading

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