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Shield Maiden Collaboration: The Burning Bed


memories float about like smoke from a raging wildfire

unsure if I should run or hide

a conflicting desire to hold on and release… 294 more words


Season 3 Episode 7


Welcome back to the WAYIYJ Podcast!!!

Season 3, Episode 7 is live!

I’m coming to you today with Rachael Maddox, Sexual Trauma Resolution educator and healer, to talk about healing with integrity! 67 more words


It Felt

I saw a photo of you

yesterday. It’s been awhile.

I studied it. You don’t look much

different. Maybe a little heavier.

What most surprised me however… 77 more words


The Execution that Gave Life

The day had not gone as planned. It was supposed to be an easy execution, but the prisoner spoke up at the last minute, causing a delay. 1,877 more words

Prompt Responses

Rereading "The Red Tent"

I first read Anita Diamant’s The Red Tent, ten years ago. I rushed through the book within a week, living inside the story, but never finished the last few pages of it. 541 more words


Tough Questions and The Wrestle

Living with a dark past is super destructive if we allow it to be. Especially when it’s a shameful past. It’s even ten times more debilitating when someone holds your past over your head in an effort to control you or threatens you with it. 1,237 more words


Weekend Update: Sexual Anxiety and Eating Disorders

This week was awful.


I coped well. I managed well. I ate well.


I was anxious. Constantly teary/triggered.

On Tuesday I had a gynecologist appointment. 1,264 more words

Eating Disorder