Blaming Each Other

By Colm Burgoyne.   A guilt and sorrow arose in me regarding my own, and our collective contributions towards each other’s pain. While inquiring into a dream I had, I saw memories of how my siblings and I unconsciously contributed to our parents’ pain and our parents unconsciously to ours. I could see an image…

Freedom Through The Edges

By Lisa Meuser.   One moment Dave[1] was asking for a hug so he could tell me he loved me. A few moments later, after hugs and “I love you”s had been shared, the scene dramatically shifted. I was sitting on one side of the couch, my mom at the other. He was still standing –…