Let’s Hold It—Together

An old expression with a new twist -There’s a lot happening in our culture that is hard to hold. -Disclosure of sexual abuse and negligence at the Boy Scouts. -Children continuing to be separated from their families and detained in … Continued


Recently my two-year granddaughter demonstrated what she had learned at her nursery school, emphasizing by pointing her finger and yelling STOP! NO! MINE! I was stunned! Imagine the difference for all of us who were abused as children if we … Continued

Holding Our Breathe Too Long

Because of my history of child abuse, my brain is hot wired for terms like Flashbacks. This one was a story written by a doctor. What I read made my knees weak. His patient was being treated for a curable … Continued

We all have stories

Abuse stories we tell each other, and ourselves, define who we are and what we are becoming. They either play out as our redemptive paths or find us lost in our ‘panic forest’. For my entire life, I could have … Continued