Living in Defiance

Living in Defiance

Photo credited to Dave Parrish Photography I was inspired this weekend.  When you hear what I was doing, it won’t be surprising.  This weekend was my favorite weekend of the year in Richmond, Virginia.  We hold a festival which is truly spectacular.  The Richmond Folk...
How Time Keeps Us Stuck

How Time Keeps Us Stuck

They say time heals all wounds.  I hate that phrase.  I hate it because it is a lie and it messes with our heads.  It was created by the collective controller to give us false hope that doing nothing but living out the years will somehow miraculously heal us.  Nope. ...
The Pain of Freedom

The Pain of Freedom

I am processing through some serious shit today.  I have an hour until my blog is supposed to be posted.  I have spent the entire morning staring at the page only to write 326 words.  That’s not even true.  I have spent the entire morning staring at the page AND...
The Flashback Weekend

The Flashback Weekend

I hate today.  It’s my mother’s birthday.  While I would never ever contact her, it is a reminder that she has made it one more journey around the sun.  Why do the biggest monsters seem to live the longest?  I thought my grandparents would never croak.  They seemed to...
When Boundaries Seem Impossible

When Boundaries Seem Impossible

It is not surprising that boundaries are the things we struggle with most.  It is not shocking because we grew up in a world that told us our boundaries didn’t matter.  We lived with people who made irrelevant our opinions and interests.  They controlled what we did. ...
How Control Works

How Control Works

Apparently, I sent an unusual email to a client the other day.  I was referring to a new understanding about an inner part and how they were impacted by my dad.  The client wrote back and said, “There’s a word I don’t ever hear you say: ‘dad’.”  I was a little...