Love is not seeing how much s*** you can put up with from another human being. We think that if we continually turn the other cheek, look the other way, forgive and allow it to happen again that we are somehow being loving. But here's the thing: we're allowing them to get away with bad … Continue reading This isn’t love
I want to wear black. Everyday. Because there is no color right now in my life. And I want to cover my head and throw ashes on it. I want everyone who sees me to know that my life is not OK in any way, that it has been forever altered and that a … Continue reading Permission to grieve
She was the latest and greatest: Rub-A-Dub dolly, the baby doll you could bathe in the bathtub. You could even wash her hair. I loved her with all the fervent devotion of a four-year old and I would lovingly comb her wet, messy “doo” with my little fingers after every bath. However the eyes of … Continue reading The dragon and the dolly
You are not alone. I promise you that whatever you are facing today, hundreds - no, thousands - of others have faced as well. You are surrounded by past and present lives who have felt exactly what you are feeling. You are not alone. Yours is a unique combination of circumstances, a different mix, but … Continue reading Who’s got your back?
Thank you for showing me who you are.However I will now choose to disregard it.I refuse to believe it.I will continue trying to change you and to make this into something it can never be.You see, what you showed me is not what i want to see.I want you to be loving, and rational, and … Continue reading Thank you for showing me who you are
Messes can be scary, and when we continue to avoid them we allow them to grow and silently take over. But what if we didn't have to fear our inner mess?
Endlessly looking to be filled by another ends up robbing us of the opportunity to live a full life - looking in, not out - is the key to finding all and more than we need!
Don't believe the lies you are told about who you are. Don't give up on yourself. You are so worthy of living an addiction-free life!
We drive ourselves to the point of exhaustion and why? Why is it SO hard to allow ourselves to simply BE?
It hurts. Wounds by a loved one can feel like an arrow to the heart. Acknowledge the wound but don't stay there...there is a way to freedom and healing and empowerment even after a devastating hurt!