Living Safe, or Living Seen

Living Safe, or Living Seen

Blend in! Don’t be seen! Stay in the safe zone! My unspoken goal for most of my life has been just that. Ironically it was not what I wanted….more than anything I wanted to be important to someone, I wanted to be seen.  I envied all the people who were...
Knocked Down, Wall Up: Trauma

Knocked Down, Wall Up: Trauma

I lay on the ground looking up at the blue sky.  Unaware of what just happened to me.  My body struggling to breathe as the air was knocked out of me by the hard fall.  My body hurt, soul hurt, brain confused, a deep reminder of how broken I am.  The wall went up and...