Posts

Healing from trauma depicted by image of angel

Healing From Trauma — It is All About Support

, , ,
In this story, I share how healing trauma is a long path that weaves through aspects of our lives. And it always involves getting enough emotional support.

A Message of Joy

, ,
Last night I was reading about joy. About increasing the joy in my life. And thinking about how I live, how I push, when I feel joyful, how I often put work in front of enjoyment. I had a dream, where my old friend Jim came to remind me about…
Seeing light after darkness

Showing Our Brokenness

, , ,
On the deck, there are a small group of sparrows eating the birdseed that has scattered everywhere from the feeder above.  It is a fairly peaceful day after a weeklong visit from relatives. The sun is shining.  The ocean is blue.  This moment…

What I wish for Jyoti Singh Pandey

, , ,
Yesterday I first learned her name and saw her picture.  She was smiling with warm brown eyes and long dark hair.  She looked petite, young and sweet.  I was glad to learn her name. I was glad to see her picture.  I was glad to get to know…

We Are Big Beings

, , , ,
Last Thursday I went to my Dr’s again.  I still haven’t kicked whatever is making me ill. While in the Dr’s office, a man was there getting vitamin C intravenously.  He had cancer.  I told him that I ‘wanted to kill’ whatever was…
Enough depicted by woman underwater

Enough

, , , , ,
I was outside. It was night. Someone was behind me: his hands on the small of my back propelling me dangerously forward with enormous force. I was scared. I tried to decompress the uncomfortable arch in my back but the force was too great. I…
Accepting life's challenges depicted by light thru trees

Accepting Life’s Challenges

, , , , ,
As I work at accepting life's challenges, I find myself in a chapter of my life where I am sifting, sorting, and reorganizing who I am. Sometimes I see the more expansive parts of myself – the parts that can hold a goal over a long period…