Margaret Dubay Mikus


Margaret Dubay Mikus, Ph.D. is a poet, singer, healer, photographer, and story-teller. In 1982 she earned a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Chicago and headed for a promising career in molecular genetics research and teaching. Life had other plans for her and she embarked on a path of healing, growth, and spiritual re-connection. Following healing from multiple sclerosis in 1995 she had a creative awakening which led her to begin a poetic journal to "sing from the heart.". A year later she faced a breast cancer diagnosis. Her award-winning first book, "As Easy as Breathing: Reclaiming Power for Healing and Transformation," has supported many people in making positive life changes. Margaret met Stephen Mikus on the first day of an English class when they were students at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. They have been married since 1974 and have two grown children, Blake and Alexandra.

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Letting Go and New Beginnings: A Mother's Poetic Journey
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 14,270. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting
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"Letting Go and New Beginnings: A Mother's Poetic Journey" tells a very personal yet universal story through inspiring poetry and lyrical photographs. Supports parents with teens leaving home, to encourage understanding, heal rifts, and ease the pain of separation by giving voice to a complex and deeply emotional time. Sharing these poems may enrich and deepen family relationships.

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