"Linda Lee...My Mom, 1968" I forgot...IT'S MY MOTHER'S BIRTHDAY TODAY! HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MOM! Of my Mother's three children, I am the oldest. Every day, I sense her inside me. I hear her in my own laugh; in my outrages and rants; when I crack a joke, I hear her laughing. When I smile in the … Continue reading HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MOM! I MISS YOU…I REALLY REALLY DO!
"Tree" 2012 - San Francisco Blogging. It's just writing. I love to write. Coincidentally for me, writing isn't just my past time. I can't think of a time in life when writing wasn't important and particularly at work, but we have a process to learn to write so our work can be done well. We … Continue reading Nursing Documentation: Life and Death – Hospice or Death Panel?
"Have a seat" By Ray Of Helios PhotographyNew Mexico - 2015 WELL...well well well, I'm finally past the brooding cantankerous phase of my overwhelm. These dark times I find myself in are calls home. Yes, yes, I know! Me...a grown ass man gets himself in trouble, and he's gotta dial up on the phone to … Continue reading Calling My Father When Times Are Hard
"Despite Shadow is Passion For Beauty" By Ray Of Helios PhotographySan Francisco, Ca. 2011 Oh Man! Today I am reading some great things on shared blog-sites. I first read a site that talked about being happy despite all the negativity, and the writer encouraged reaching for happiness that may be indicative of success. His passion … Continue reading Holism And To Be Holistic: Empathy.
"A Thought Within The Mind" By Ray of Helios PhotographyCanon EOS 60D EF 50mm 2.5 Macro ISO 100 f/11 Oakland, Ca 12/2011 Here's my challenge today; unwinding perceived power that "Authority" has in our lives...spreading out the concept of authority and really taking a close look at it. Human Authority makes the rules for others … Continue reading LEADING AUTHORITY…
The following poem is inspired by conditioned premise that's constantly proclaimed within my own mind in a never ending struggle to define a source of long standing suffering through many many battles to break out of distress and relived and re-imagined trauma stuck in a loop in my head. I'd had a therapy session today … Continue reading The Box Full Of Trauma: Self-Assessing Dis-Inclosure.
Dear Father In Heaven, Forgive me my hubris and faithlessness, for Thou hast reminded me that death holds no power over me in my devotions to Christ's love for all mankind; love and compassion that causeth death to die in our ending that comes for us; may we be worthy in devotion to Thee that … Continue reading Today, A Simple Sunday Prayer
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8D9mhHd6P_U I have always Loved Alanis Moressette...since the early 90s; be-bopping all around the medication room on the nightshift. She is speculated to be a Myers-Briggs INFJ personality type which makes sense because I have never heard a song of hers I didn't relate to 100%. If True, I'm in good company. But Unless actual … Continue reading “Madness” Artist: Alanis Moressette, Album: Flavors Of Entanglement – 2008
Minding has never been my strong suite. I never mind. Minding. Minding manners. Minding words. Minding opinion. Minding another’s esteem. Minding my own business. Minding. I have a mind to (fill in the blank with what ever may be supposed). Fair minded That in mind. I don’t mind. It minded to you. So... Never mind.
"The Spirit Of Man" By Ray Of Helios PhotographyCentral Valley, California - 2015 There is a stoic sense in me these days. I am not overjoyed, and I am not overly sad or anxious. for me, this is actually a sweet spot! Seriously! I am tempted to say, "Pardon me, please" because I know many … Continue reading SO ABOVE AS BELOW: STOIC IN LIFE AND DEATH.