Healing from Codependency

“Don’t give up hope. It took many of us 20 years or more to acquire these protective behaviors we umbrella with the word codependency. It may take as much time to let go of them.”  – Melody Beattie, Codependent No More There’s a good chance that if you’ve walked through an abusive relationship, you needContinue reading “Healing from Codependency”

Blog Tour: The Recovery Toolkit by Sue Penna

“Hope can be a powerful force. Maybe there’s no actual magic in it, but when you know what you hope for most and hold it like a light within you, you can make things happen, almost like magic.” Laini Taylor I am thrilled to be part of The Recovery Toolkit blog tour featuring incredible womenContinue reading “Blog Tour: The Recovery Toolkit by Sue Penna”

What Can I do to Impact My Community?

“what seems unreasonable, unrealistic and impossible today can turn out to be inevitable tomorrow. It’s time for a new realism. It’s time for a new view of humankind.” Rutger Bregman, Humankind: A Hopeful History   I believe in love I believe in loving our neighbor I believe love begins by supporting those closest to us InContinue reading “What Can I do to Impact My Community?”

Legacy

Legacy
The story we write upon our hearts
and theirs
is the life we live
It’s our soul song
Our dance
Our smile
It’s our legacy
What will our legacy be?

Freedom

Scroll back through my pictures on Instagram. Facebook. Twitter. Keep going. Farther back. You won’t find very many selfies. And if you do, you might find my eyes hiding behind sunglasses. Because if I didn’t hide my eyes, you’d see that they were dead. Hide. That’s what we do when we’ve forgotten who we are.Continue reading “Freedom”

Hope Lost and Found

I remember when I nearly lost hope completely. I remember holding out my hand to grab hold of a tiny seed or speck and I thought to myself: Even if hope is only this big, I can hang on. And I remember thinking: If the stories I’ve heard about hope are real, I can keepContinue reading “Hope Lost and Found”

Power of Story

Ubuntu. I am because we are.
No matter the story,
It’s important that we listen.

Love is a Poem

Love is a Poem. A simple meditation to reflect on today and to remind us we are loved.

Easter Sunday: Church is Closed, Hearts are Open

Easter Sunday: My letter to churches everywhere.

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