The Little Whistler and The Enforcer

Years ago I went through an intensive therapeutic experience at a place called OnSite.  It was a game changer for me and I was able to address issues springing from my childhood that had plagued me and dulled my ability to engage more fully in my life and loves.  There were many surprises during the week I was there and perhaps the best one came from my experience of one of the members of my small group.  She was remembering the loss of her mother as a ten year old and the impact on her life and she began to speak of her pets and what a comfort they were, both then and now.  I found myself in tears which I initially thought were prompted only by compassion but I realized quickly that they were also personal. Continue reading “The Little Whistler and The Enforcer”