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Absurdity is a gift

It’s been an exhausting week. Far too much bad news, challenging situations, and friends and loved ones under massive stress. Today, Rose and I were both fragile and depressed, with little left for each other. 390 more words

Trauma Recovery

Transcending self

I note within myself something that may benefit others and wish to share that today.

There are times when I tense up and feel a bit anxious, usually over nothing of consequence. 465 more words


A Little More Space

Listening -

and trusting in

the quiet,

gentler voice

within -

I allow it space to grow.


What Is True

I surrender to silence

and wait for words

to express what is

 in my heart,

what is here

in the depths of each of us - 17 more words


Families, abuse, & hope

Political systems have always been a facsimile of the predominant family dynamics

-Parenting for a Peaceful World, Robin Grille

I’m about halfway through this incredibly challenging book.

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Trauma Recovery

Loving the self

Many have seen a movie where the principal character is suddenly thrust into the role of pretending to be someone they’re not. Tension builds as each new plot twist has the protagonist coming ever closer to being found out.  560 more words