Family First

Family First

This weekend I joined the billions who obsessed over the royal wedding.  Maybe I didn’t obsess, but I definitely watched it.  And I am not ashamed of that.  My love seeker was a little disappointed that she won’t be marrying Harry.  But otherwise, I could not have...
Bringing in the New

Bringing in the New

Most of us have been on this journey for a long time.  We have been searching for peace and healing for years.  We have sought out the answers to our pain for years.  We would most certainly call ourselves seekers.  We are driven by something deep inside that won’t...
Dear Mother

Dear Mother

Mother’s Day is here again.  This will be my 7th Mother’s Day without a mother.  That isn’t true, is it?  It has been 7 years since I cut you off.  But I never really had a mother.  This year, I want to do something for you.  I’m not giving you a gift.  I haven’t done...
I Want to Go Home

I Want to Go Home

There may be nothing more horrible than the isolation that comes with a childhood of complex trauma.  It isn’t that we are alone.  We are probably surrounded by people, but we are alone on the inside.  Life is happening around us.  It may even be happening to us.  But...
How Can I Be Of Use?

How Can I Be Of Use?

There were many lies in my childhood.  My abusers told all sorts of stories for why it was my fault I was treated so poorly and how I would never be able escape.  I learned horrible things about myself and none of them were true.  But once my intuition was blocked, I...