To Heal I Must Access the Wounds that are Under my Armor

To Heal I Must Access the Wounds that are Under my Armor

I wake up every morning and I am tired.  Tired of fighting my war.  The battlefield is right in front of me.  Countless foes…. some I know and others that are new to me.  Some completely unknown…..they hide in the shadows waiting to attack when I am at my...
You Bring Light….Just Like the Sun

You Bring Light….Just Like the Sun

Dark…..chilled……silent, the change of the seasons has stolen the birds song and all I can hear is the crunching of my shoes on the gravel as I walk towards the lake.  The cold air fills my lungs, shadows and silhouettes fill my view. Off in the...
How You Can Help Someone Who Feels Broken…and Faces Trauma?

How You Can Help Someone Who Feels Broken…and Faces Trauma?

All my friends are broken. Take it slow.  Wait for them to open up, you’ll know.  Please don’t make any sudden moves, You don’t know half of the abuse.   ~adapted from the song Heathens by Twenty One Pilots This morning as I drove my little boys to...
Betrayed Women & What We Need From The New Men in Our Lives

Betrayed Women & What We Need From The New Men in Our Lives

“A wounded woman in trauma is like a lion who has been backed in the corner.  When she is triggered she will come out with all shes got to save herself.” ~Norma Zaugg  rootstoholdme.com It takes an amazing man to see a wounded woman and take her in and...