Follow me to the shore, where the waters edge shows hurt the door. Where stars twinkle in the pale moonlight, and sandy dunes shadow the rocky sight. Follow me and show me your heart, love eternal is not just a thought. Breezes skitter creating seaweed squalls. Tiny turtles break free of the sand walls.… Continue reading Follow Me
Today I am sad. Today I am frustrated. Today I feel the weight of that which I don’t understand and I struggle with my own self-doubt. I do not like being in this place, and yet I find myself here again. My own words to support others seem to mock me from the back of… Continue reading Today
I am a survivor! My story is a bit different than the others I have read here on the Survivor Wall but I still think it needs to be told. I survived 13 years of every abuse there is, physical, mental, sexual, emotional, verbal, etc. Below is a very brief summation of my story. There… Continue reading Survivor Wall – Yukon Chic
The path to healing is one that is difficult and time consuming. I don’t believe that anyone just gets over something. They may be good at covering it up, pretending it doesn’t matter, or telling themselves to ignore it and move forward, but it never truly goes away.
I have literally started this post several times over, but am determined to get my thoughts out in a clear and concise way. This week, I have read a number of posts written by those struggling with, let’s call them, negative feelings. As I read about each of your battles, I am reminded of the… Continue reading Crawling Out of the Darkness – Part 1
Today I feel strong, Although yesterday I was weak. Each day I shine brighter, Finding myself more at peace. The struggles come on, Unexpected and strong. And then I smile, As love propels me along. I ride out the storms, With supportive people by my side. Then I bask in the sun, That the darkness… Continue reading Day by Day
“In the depths of hell, I learned who I was. It takes a strong soul to endure so much pain and heartache and still make it out alive; to not get stuck in the deep, burning pit of misery. It takes a resilient creature to claw their way back up out of the darkness and… Continue reading Coming Back from the Depths of Hell