Telling Your Story

“You can be a drunk. You can be a survivor of abuse. You can be an ex-con. You can be a homeless person. You can lose all your money or your job or a husband or a wife, or the … Continued

Our Imaginations Can Make Us Resilient

Our new reality is based on frightening unknowns. That has always been the case, but we are now faced with issues we can’t wrap our brains around, much less dealing with the messiness of our emotions. The author Dan Zadra … Continued

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