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Reaching Higher

Photo credit: Rebel Recovery;  Quote credit:  Zedd – True Colors

Stars fall at my feet,
keep me grounded
as I reach
higher than I see.
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Mom's Dead. Not Sure if Anyone Told You.

Photo credit: Revel Recovery

I saw the words in the title of this post captioning a Facebook post for ‘She Recovers‘ recently.  The words — the level of mother-child estrangement in them — made me catch my breath.  917 more words


We Must Love Ourselves Fiercely

“Perhaps we should love ourselves so fiercely that when others see us they know exactly how it should be done.”

–  Rudy Francisco

With thanks to Laura McKowen (facebook) and… 9 more words


Amanda Lindhout: When One of Us Heals, All of Us Can Heal

Photo: Amanda Lindhout; File: portraitofAmandaLindhoutbyStevenCarty.jpg

I stumbled upon an article in The Huffington Post about Amanda Lindhout recently, that gave me pause and made me think. 922 more words


We are Brave

photo credit: the author

We, those who choose to heal, to break the patterns of our past, of our parents and their parents before them, are brave.  14 more words


Molested childhood

Well, someone once wrote that I am not to blame for something that happened to me as a child. I was four, young, talkative and jumpy creature. 854 more words

Emotional Abuse