Monthly Archives: April 2011

There is a field beyond right thinking and wrong thinking. I will meet you there. ~ Rumi

Diane Ackerman’s new book, A Hundred Names for Love, is the personal account of her journey with husband, Paul West, through stroke and aphasia and the bonds that held strong to the other side. She is a poet and naturalist; he a writer. The world … Continue reading

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“When we were children, we used to think that when we were grown-up we would no longer be vulnerable. But to grow up is to accept vulnerability… To be alive is to be vulnerable.” Madeline L’Engle

I used to relish my clean, starched white coat – the one all speech therapists were mandated to wear in the hospital environment. It was evidence of the fact that I was not a patient anymore. Such was my own vulnerability as a person with a disabi… Continue reading

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