The Moment You Realize You’re OK

Something happened this morning. Something that has happened before and torn me apart. Something that has always had a destructive power over me. But this time something was different, and it showed me just how far I have come. It was the moment I realized that my healing from childhood abuse and adult family estrangements … More The Moment You Realize You’re OK


Masks vs. Reality

Have you ever noticed there are people in this life who only like you when you’re all happy happy joy joy? But heaven forbid you display something else, feel something else – well then you just aren’t as much fun to be around anymore. So then what? Be yourself but end up feeling empty and … More Masks vs. Reality

Caught Up In The Bad

“Hell on earth. I’d seen slivers of that place myself, seen its flames flicker.. seen evil intentions…there’s a little bit of hell on earth, and you never know when you’re going to see it next.” I read this passage in a fictional novel over the weekend and did it ever stand out to me! It … More Caught Up In The Bad

Unsent Letters

I recently re-read a few of my Unsent Letter posts and it is amazing how well words tumble out when we can just be openly, blatantly honest. I don’t even remember writing some of it, but the power of coming back to my own words, well written words, can be uplifting. It’s good to remember … More Unsent Letters