Archive for October 9th, 2018

We the families

We, the families, and the professionals who work outside the facilities, can start carrying life back through those doors. First we have to see life where staff see loss and less. Then we engage spontaneity and convivium.

:- Doug.

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mouths demented

If babies can teach us, then so too demented elders.

:- Doug.

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to be found

I like a story when it says what happened, does not say what it means, and clearly there is meaning to be found.

:- Doug.

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The field beyond

Doing—Being: Giving is the field beyond.

:- Doug.

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At a picnic

At a picnic an old man is sitting in a lawn chair in shade provided by a building’s overhang. People in ones and twos are attracted to him: they come and go. I as well. His words, his thoughts pull me deep: I try to keep up. He is gone now, this elder.

:- Doug.

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