Tag Archives: Hope

Writing Our Stories….Catharsis? Or Articulating the Agony?

“There is a notion propagated in modern life that “talking it out” will somehow make everything better. It’s a lie. All talking does is articulate the agony. You have to get it out because you have to get it out. … Continue reading

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To My Friends…..

Hope you all have had a beautiful day……xoxo

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The Erosion of a Life and a Mind ~ Part Three

ero·sion noun \i-ˈrō-zhən\ : the gradual destruction of something by natural forces (such as water, wind, or ice) : the process by which something is eroded or worn away. Related Words breakdown, decay, decomposition, disintegration, dissolution At a certain point, … Continue reading

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The Last Vacation of the Year

My husband is a lucky man. He has a good job driving a truck and has the good fortune to drive local so he gets to come home every night. It did not used to be that way. He used … Continue reading

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Hope and The Dark Place of Pain….

The emotions of a person with chronic pain can fluctuate greatly from day to day, sometimes hour to hour. When the pain is at a lower intensity, that person may find themselves in a better mood, able to smile, laugh … Continue reading

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Walk Through The Fire…

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Risks, and Adjusting The Sails

“To laugh is to risk appearing a fool. To weep is to risk appearing sentimental. To reach out for another is to risk involvement. To expose feelings is to risk revealing your true self. To place your ideas, your dreams, … Continue reading

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