c/PTSD: You Can Heal

Whenever I struggle to fight for myself. I write a letter to myself like I'm not me. I tell myself all the things I long to hear. And it took a long time, but I really believe it now. I'm worth fighting for. We all are. You are so worthy of so much love and... Continue Reading →

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Autism: When My Mother Died

  When my Mother died it broke my heart in ways that I will never be properly able to explain in words. I came out of my paralyzing grief a different person. Make no mistake, I am still grieving. I will always have this new knowledge of this thing called grief. I do not believe... Continue Reading →

c/PTSD: Recovering From Abuse

I can say from my own experience, that with time and a nurturing system of safe and supportive people I jump a lot less. I panic maybe once a year. I get triggers but they don't cripple me like they used to.   Boundaries are essential while we recover from abuse of any kind. Once... Continue Reading →

Survivor

Everyday Every Day Here Can be a battle For some and for me A war no one else Knows is waged. And when stuttering for words, Trapped in a mouth Repeatedly shut by rage, Anger ignites again in the other And again, more of the same. "Answer me!" "What are you stupid?" "What's wrong with... Continue Reading →

The Cavern And The Lift

Deep in the confusion of my mind, The harrows of my bodies pain, The depth within, There is a quiet place. There is also an ache A cavernous valley That deep recess within me, That I teeter the edge of Frequently And it threatens often To swallow me whole. Don't look down they say. Breathe... Continue Reading →

Warrior

You may not know this By looking at me, My small frame, And fragile looking face, You may not notice In the quiet of my stare The fierceness lurking there. You may not see what is Right in front you As the world has said She is weak. As woman, let's ignore her Lest she... Continue Reading →

The Old Ways

Often I mistake my anger At humanity For anger At the world. The structures Deceitful The paradigms All sick The connection Bred, enslaved, and molested. And I forget The morning birdsong, The flowers bejeweled In dew, The wind whipping trees In ecstatic dance. I forget the creek, the stream, The river, The migrating of fish.... Continue Reading →

Carry On

We do not seek to rise because it is easy, but for the view when aloft, the soaring of our hearts when in flight. We do not jump for lack of fear but for the promise of what facing that fear means, the plummet, the dive, the rush, the cleansing water beneath that bids us... Continue Reading →

Release

The answers are within you. Release judgement Over yourself. Release the voice Of fear. Seek the voice Of love. It may seem impossible But if you start by feeling it Instead of fear It's voice will get louder. You have the ability to Learn the true nature Of love Within you. You need merely Believe... Continue Reading →

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