“…I immediately felt a sense of sanctuary…”
Grief, anger, terror, anxiety, and a huge sense of loss are often experienced by both the parent and caregiver each time something happens—a stroke; a fall, a heart attack.
The emotional challenges of care giving my mother forced me to discover that care giving our elders is a Rite of Passage to the Wisdom Self. The Wisdom Self is not an ordinary state of mind. It is a mind set that is acquired through personal challenges and the knowledge and application of ways to guide the personality to be less reactive, deeply peaceful and compassionate, and capable of bigger vision, all qualities of Wisdom.