2020 · abuse · art · domestic violence · growth · happiness · healing · Intentions · poetry

Cornered

Cornered into choices, Decisions not your own. Fighting through the memories, Reacting to the bone. Sleeplessness, feeling out of control. Fighting for your place. Knowing your strength, Your willingness, The promises you make. Who controls the script? The observations placed on you? A strength is there, but overthrown, By those holding power over you. Fight… Continue reading Cornered

poetry · Uncategorized

Follow Me

  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

Podcast

Episode 12 – Grace (Child Abuse and Incest…Now a Victor)

Grace’s story is heartbreaking, but she will not be left a victim. After years of abuse at the hands of her father, Grace struggled with homelessness, self-worth, and forgiveness before she was empowered to be the woman she was meant to be. She is an inspiration to so many with her cheerfulness and positive outlook.… Continue reading Episode 12 – Grace (Child Abuse and Incest…Now a Victor)

domestic violence · growth

The Struggle is Real

Body image.  Can I just say that it is a very real struggle?  This week has proven to me, once again, that no matter how far along I feel I am in my healing, something comes up to knock me down a few pegs and remind me that there is still much to learn.  … Continue reading The Struggle is Real

domestic violence · growth · healing

Why is this happening to me?

“Why is this happening to me?” It is the question of self-doubt and self-pity. The question of a victim. Asking this question is the realization that we don’t have control over our lives and lacking the faith required to be ok with that. This question is the bane of my existence.   It haunts me… Continue reading Why is this happening to me?

healing

Taking on Personal Responsibility

There comes a time in each of our lives where we have to make a choice; the choice to take full ownership of our lives. As I have stated several times over, about so many issues that arise after abuse has ended, this is no simple task. However, it is a very important one. Taking… Continue reading Taking on Personal Responsibility

Letter Series · Uncategorized

A Letter to My Younger Self

Dear Me, The year is 2016 and  you will turn 40 this year.  I thought I would take the time to write to you and share some things I think you ought to know. Several people have told me that I’m having a midlife crisis or that everyone goes through what I am currently experiencing.… Continue reading A Letter to My Younger Self