Season of Change

Glimmers

Dear Friends, Leaves turn color and fall to the ground, illness appears and we slow down for a spell, friends arrive or recede from our life…change happens. Some changes we seek – a new house, weight loss or a new job – and we…

October 7, 2018

Lessons of Loss, Lessons of Life

Glimmers

Dear Friends,  After I offered an update on my 2016-17 writing project, my friend said, “It sounds like the book is writing you.” He was right. Each time I dipped back into the words to rework, edit or add source material, I re-entered sacred space. I…

August 28, 2018

Summer ponderings…

Glimmers

Dear Friends, I’ve been thinking of you. I miss reaching out from my sacred space on Lake Beseck, to you.  As I write these words, the world around us seems to be moving at a faster pace than I like, not sure about you.…

July 23, 2018

Do you hear Love’s Invitations?

Glimmers

Dear Friends, I’ve been thinking about Love, lately. I see it in the separate moments of my life, like beads on a necklace. Each glimmering sphere a window into Love’s gifts and promises. There are some moments where Love’s presence is palpable…seeing my sons…

July 5, 2018

Let Love into the Room

Glimmers

Dear Friends, For the past several weeks, I’ve been stepping into new rooms to share my thoughts about grief. Some are filled with books, others are more vacant, all-purpose rooms. Some rooms are set aside to allow quiet reflection… to support the travels of…

June 3, 2018

Spring’s Invitation to Hope

Glimmers

    “We have no guarantee what will happen in the future, but we have hope. That’s what keeps us going.” Tweet from the Dalai Lama May 7, 2018 Dear Friends, A New England Spring is a feast for the senses! The slow greeeeening…

May 10, 2018

Launched!

Book Updates

WE DID IT! The book and I are officially launched! With the support of my loving family, my message of hope became a reality.  The anthem? “Grief is our ally in the Land of Loss” has been met with positive and supportive response from…

April 17, 2018

Let Love Heal

Glimmers

“Grief, our ally and companion, reminds us of a central truth that is hidden in our tears and fears: The one whom we grieve loved us – we are lovable.” Lisa Irish, Grieving – the Sacred Art: Hope in the Land of Loss   …

April 10, 2018

Guest Blog on Grief and Memoir

Book Updates

Emergence From The Land of Loss: The Sacred Art of Grieving by Author Lisa Irish Posted by Kathleen Pooler/@kathypooler with Lisa Irish/@lisairishlight “You have to grow from the inside out. None can teach you, none can make you spiritual. There is no other teacher but…

March 19, 2018