Symptoms as teachers. Know your pain.

The zing of pain – ran from the outermost point of her shoulder to the base of her skull.  Sometimes it continued up the back of her head, across her forehead, and settled in across her browbone as a dull ache. Do you know that zing? We talked about how this...
Listening, and being heard.

Listening, and being heard.

Here. Now. What I hear: The low, deep growl Fizzle makes when she hears something far off, something I can not detect. The soft beep of the coffeemaker, alerting me my cup is ready. A lone cricket. A female cardinal, chirping incessantly. (She nags, oh how she nags.)...