Archive for the ‘ Happy ’ Category

More Yes

6th March 2012 | 0 Comments

I met with a therapist shortly after my assault, and I told him that I was saying yes to myself a lot more often now because of my jolt into the reality of how short life can be. Frozen yogurt even though I wasn’t hungry, just craving? Yes. A walk in the park to see the […]


Skipping Stones

24th February 2012 | 0 Comments

1When all the people had crossed the Jordan, the LORD said to Joshua, “Now choose twelve men, one from each tribe.3 Tell them, ‘Take twelve stones from the very place where the priests are standing in the middle of the Jordan. Carry them out and pile them up at the place where you will camp […]


Angela Shelton

22nd February 2012 | 0 Comments

In a Mending the Soul intensive training I was in about a year ago, they showed us a brief clip of the documentary “Searching for Angela Shelton“. It was incredibly intense and powerfully moving. As my healing journey continues I decided to watch the entire movie to see what other good tidbits I could glean from […]


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 […]


Velveteen Love

17th June 2011 | 1 Comment

Tomorrow is the one year anniversary of the rape that I reported, which ended up being a drug out nightmare because of the detectives challenges to me, the ignorance of the medical staff, and the inexperience of the police officers. Today I have much anxiety, on and off nausea, and a difficulty with dissociation. Outside of that, […]


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