Tag Archives: The Gossamer Thread

Cleansing the Gluppity Glupp

A few months before my third child Lily was born, I rushed to finish writing my novel The Gossamer Thread, knowing that it would be a long time before I had the time to think about it again. Even in … Continue reading

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Prayers for Japan

As the devastating news and images of the earthquake, tsunami and now nuclear threat circulate the globe, raising panic and fear throughout the world, I think about the important messages contained in my novel, The Gossamer Thread. In the following … Continue reading

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unus mundus

Yesterday on my way home from driving my son to Sunday school, I was thinking about the character Feather in my novel The Gossamer Thread. As I turned the corner and pulled onto my street I saw the above image … Continue reading

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fitty/fitty

I’ll never forget a couple that I saw years ago who came into my office stating plainly that they were getting a divorce. They had selected me as the future therapist for their seven year old little girl (who I’ll … Continue reading

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“beautiful things are transitory and fine times never last long”…

Like the Herman Hesse quote above suggests, everything one witnesses, touches, creates or takes part in…is only…temporary. The intricate pattern on a luscious leaf has a short life span before its edges harden, it turns colors and it falls to … Continue reading

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it’s the barks that one day we will miss most…

Wherever I go, she goes — her golden eyes tracking mine with supreme adoration and never-ending worship. Her name is Talula. Weighing in at ninety pounds, she curls her body into a tightly wound ball, sleeping between my husband and … Continue reading

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empty space

A baby cries. Her busy mother is unable to pick her up – right away. The cry intensifies. It fills the empty space around the infant with a pressing urgency. The mother rushes to finish her chores. The baby whales … Continue reading

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in every moment there is a web of possibility

Subtle Bodies by Dr. Jenni           One can sit silently in their thoughts and write a musical masterpiece, design a magnificent palace, paint a beautiful work of art, invent something miraculous, invite endless amounts of love, happiness, … Continue reading

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What makes a relationship sustainable, connected and enjoyable?

illustration from Soul Mates (www.jennisart.com) I have been seeing couples for over fifteen years in my private practice, the Center for Creative Psychology. During our first session, all couples sit on opposite sides of my couch, their arms crossed, their … Continue reading

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the smallest of creatures

The other day while taking a shower I noticed a small black spider hiding behind the calking, struggling to survive. Any slight splash would end his brief existence, pushing his ever so slight legs into the strong surge of water … Continue reading

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