This Anxiety Feels Familiar

Beautiful-sunrise

I know that I make huge progress in my healing every single day. But some things persist and make themselves known. I made the connection that my insomnia has something to do with the anxiety I have always felt this time of year. I used to think that it was Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) but I am smarter now. I realize that it is wrapped around the family anxiety I have always felt during the holidays…

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Find Your Power!

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We are so powerful and we don’t even begin to touch the surface of what we can do. We have a choice…we always have a choice!

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The Eyes of Love

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All I can say is I wish I saw myself through your eyes! I’m in training, working hard to see with love To dispel the layers built over eons What started out as beautiful somehow turned so ugly Somehow changed the reflection to something that fostered deep shame, self-loathing, and doubt! All I know is […]

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Self…Less

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Self, less a piece of my heart I felt it leave as I looked And couldn’t believe it left with you But it was always with you Self, less the people who came together to give me life Through trials and tribulations The constant was always there But now it’s gone and there is  Less […]

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A Walk in My New Life

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How do you get over the death of a parent? I wasn’t sure when, or even if, I would share this. The pain of losing my mom, “The Momma,” has been unlike any other in my life. There…I shared it. * It’s a new life Everything is different I feel different Upon examination I see […]

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DRASTICALLY OPPOSED TO LOVE

Afraid-of-the-Darkness

What is it? This dark, ugly place that lives in the outer reaches of the center The place that is familiar and yet loathed The place where I can turn my back on everything that is good Everything I’ve built Every gift I’ve been given Never to be seen by the light of day Or […]

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