Tag Archives: musings

A Genuinely Apologetic Mother’s Letter To Her Wounded Daughter

After going no-contact with my birth mother in 2010, I arrived at a point in my journey where I gave up on my dream of having a nurturing and loving relationship with her. No blaming. No what if’s. No regrets. … Continue reading

Posted in family, Films & Video, Health & Healing, journey, mother wound, Music, Relationships, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Breast Cancer Diagnosis & The Pull To Reconnect With My Mother

At around this time, two years ago, I was at a most vulnerable state and quite conflicted. My mortality had been brought to my awareness following the breast cancer diagnosis that I received in June 2018. As I wrote in … Continue reading

Posted in family, Health & Healing, journey, mother wound, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

In Reverence To Mother Mary [On The Occasion Of Her Birthday, 8th of Sept.] And The Sacred Feminine

I was born and raised Roman Catholic in the Philippines, a country that, despite being in Asia, is the only one in the region whose culture is so westernized. Influence from Eastern mysticism and religious teachings are quite limited. The … Continue reading

Posted in Consciousness & Awareness, family, Healing, Holidays & Festivals, journey, mother wound, Sacred Feminine, Spirituality, Womanhood | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Some Mothers Are Unloving. Motherhood Is Optional. Dealing With Dismissive Reactions.

It isn’t so much anymore the wounding or wounds from my mother’s unloving ways per se that’s triggering me or hurting me. It is more the reactions coming from others. From members of the family who refuse to acknowledge the … Continue reading

Posted in family, Healing, journey, mother wound, Sacred Feminine, Spirituality, Womanhood | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Unexpected Yet Inevitable — In memory of Tita Lola, Part 5

Originally posted on Aligning With Truth:
Tita Lola spent her last several months living with my eldest sister and her family after she had a gallbladder operation. I believe it took place about a year before she passed on. Tita Lola was well…

Posted in family, Healing, journey, mother wound, Relationships, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Releasing the ties that bind – In memory of Tita Lola, Part 3

Originally posted on Aligning With Truth:
Image source: http://www.visualphotos.com/ On August 2, the day before Tita Lola’s birthday, I was talking to my closest friend, a mother of a six-year-old girl and a six-month-old baby boy.  Such adorable bundles of joy!…

Posted in family, Healing, journey, mother wound, Relationships, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

“Your mother is just waiting for you…”

[Continued from “The Request For Binding Prayers For My Mother Before Her Passing“] A few days before my mother’s passing, I received a message from Jacqueline [not her real name], a close family friend, with the words, “Your mother is … Continue reading

Posted in family, Healing, journey, mother wound, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

The Request For Binding Prayers For My Mother Before Her Passing

[Continued from “Healing Prayers For My Mother. Searching For Me. Be Careful What You Pray For.” During the final days of my mother, my cousin mustered the courage to suggest to my eldest sister that, perhaps, my mother needed major … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmations & Prayers, Consciousness & Awareness, family, Healing, journey, mother wound, Relationships, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Healing Prayers For My Mother & Family. Searching For Me. Be Careful What You Pray For…

[Continued from Holding The Key. Breaking The Curse. Breaking The Cycle.] Full disclosure. I have practiced magic and witchcraft. It was part of my truth-seeking and soul searching. But it is the white kind. I practiced and studied enough — … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmations & Prayers, Consciousness & Awareness, family, Healing, journey, mother wound, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Holding the Key. Breaking the Curse. Breaking the Cycle.

[Continued from “The Beginning Of A Core Wounding — Being Rejected By My Mother At Birth”] Everything is energy. Our thoughts and emotions contain energies. They are energies. Our bodies are a multi-faceted, multi-level, multi-dimensional energy system. Energy carries a … Continue reading

Posted in Consciousness & Awareness, family, Healing, journey, mother wound, Relationships, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments