Preparing for a Hellish Weekend: Trauma

Preparing for a Hellish Weekend: Trauma

I saw him getting ready, his back pack laying across the end of our bed.  Socks, sleeping bag, dried food, and various other items for his backpacking trip.  I walked by quickly, trying not to let the items bother me.  Knowing that the sinking….. yucky feeling...
Suffering is Universal

Suffering is Universal

I rolled down the windows and let the fresh air rush inside.  The heat of summer was finally retreating, the air conditioner no longer needed for comfort.  The cool refreshing air hit my face and I took a deep breath, happy to be getting closer to home.  I was driving...
His Addiction Changed Me

His Addiction Changed Me

When I was younger I had a fire for life.  I remember that I wanted to play in multiple sports, I wanted to be a pianist and a drummer,  I wanted to be a cheerleader and dancer,  every type of dance you can imagine.  I had a flame inside of me.  My parents had to...
I Lost Control…Here Comes the Shame

I Lost Control…Here Comes the Shame

I flipped him off!  I lost control of myself and for the first time in my life I did it.  The shame hit me as soon as my finger went up, but it was too late to take it back.  He wouldn’t back off and he woke my lion. (Here is a link to the post about my Lion if...