Archive for the ‘ Fear ’ Category

Avoiding Avoidance

2nd December 2013 | 1 Comment

I apologize for the avoidance of my writing. My mother had brain surgery and I have been tied up with the emotions and visits there. Today is Motivational Monday again so I would like to share something that was shared with me at the AHMA conference a couple of weeks ago. One of the speakers, […]

To Speak Freely Brings Healing

8th November 2013 | 0 Comments

Anne Jackson didn’t set out to write Permission to Speak Freely when see posted a simple question on her blog, “What is one thing you feel you can’t say in the church?” The question spread like wildfire around the world through Christian and non-Christian sites alike. It is a topic that has bothered me […]

Exhausted Voice

2nd October 2013 | 2 Comments

I needed a reminder as my melancholy mood has kept my voice here quiet. It seems that when I need to write the most I am the least motivated to do it. The following is an excerpt from the movie “Precious” where a young girl is pregnant with her second child by her own father. Precious […]

Life’s Ocean

20th February 2012 | 0 Comments

Ocean waves are SO powerful, scary, and dangerous, actually literally life-threatening. They are strong enough to toss a person around like a rag doll. Fight them and they will pound you; flip you;  slam you down. The harder you fight, the stronger they pull, until you are sucked out to the open expanse with little hope of returning to […]

How to Comfort a Rape Victim

30th June 2011 | 1 Comment

I have an amazing brother. I have three really and two are so much older than me, our lives do not touch very often. In my shame and fear after the rape, I did not and still have not told most of my family what happened. This brother somehow found my blog, and wrote me […]

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