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Death and Doorways

So my brother passed away in May. Please don’t tell me you are sorry for my loss, because the truth is I lost my brother a long time ago. 821 more words

Secret and Shameful Ways...

It was as if my heavenly Father commandeered the meeting – a tactical move to push the enemy back from trespassing on my freedom, from invading territory where he was not welcome. 951 more words


Picking up the Pieces: Healing the Childhood Trauma left by an Emotionally Unavailable Mother

I grew up believing I was inherently defective and unlovable. The emotional bond I so deeply needed from my mother was always just out of reach. 915 more words

Nicole Johnston

The Power of Momentum...

I have to admit, I was a little discouraged.

The prompt for #livefreeThursday was “nothing holding me back” and I immediately felt a heaviness inside. A sense that I was somehow ‘less than’. 1,111 more words


Safe in His Hands...

Feeling safe has been a lifelong struggle for me. My capacity for trust was stolen at the tender age of five, along with my innocence. My friend and I were left in the care of her two older brothers. 965 more words


How I Know I am Healing

It’s been 15 months since I started this journey and things are slowly starting to shift.

Subtle but noticeable changes in my thought processes and actions are beginning to show themselves. 367 more words