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A Typical Doctor Visit

Today, I wanted to talk about why it’s so difficult for Kate to get help with her seizures. It seems like it should be a simple thing, right? 1,246 more words


Never Too Late

Can I Say Goodbye to My Terrible Past?

Luke 11:11 “Which of you fathers, if your son asks for a fish, will give him a snake instead? 448 more words



When words fail, the only thing some of us can say or do is gasp – exasperated – and swear. For me, that moment came during my last trip to my beloved Zimbabwe.

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Old Wounds

Wow! I’m sitting here crying like a damn baby and this was just so unexpected at 9:15 in the morning. I saw a post a friend had made on Facebook and it triggered me to look up a particular classical piece on YouTube…..Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. 261 more words


Why Remembering Childhood Trauma Feels Different As An Adult

I’m going to take a wild guess that I’m not the only victim of narcissistic abuse who has experienced this kind of situation.  I’m hoping sharing it will help those of you who have similar experiences. 1,011 more words

Mental Health

A Safety Plan

When our children were small we began quite early trying to set safety perimeters in their lives that would keep them safe. We taught them that the stove is hot and that touching it will result in a “boo boo.” We warned them of the danger of crossing the street without looking both ways. 1,343 more words