Healing and Being Healthy

There is always something happening in our lives, and the last couple of weeks have been no exception.  I was going to ignore one thing that happened, or at least save it for later with a different subject, but something happened yesterday that caused me to change my mind. First, let me give you a … Continue reading Healing and Being Healthy

Punishment and Healing

When I was a child and did something wrong, the punishment was usually long and arduous, especially if it involved both of my parents.  And regardless of the circumstances, regardless of whether or not I was simply grounded to my room, spanked, or if it involved yelling at me, it always involved a lecture about … Continue reading Punishment and Healing

In a Year of Turmoil, A Story of Hope

The early part of this year was extremely brutal, with many losses, changes, bad news, and for many months it seemed like it would never end.  Today, I can finally write a story of hope and courage.  For some, it is a miracle.  For others, a tragedy.  But in the end, it is a story … Continue reading In a Year of Turmoil, A Story of Hope

Deep Traumatic Response

I'm just home from work, winding down, and thinking about what I could write about, and amid all of the fluff stories and sensationalism I found a gem.  It's not a ground-breaking story with some major revelation, it doesn't have to be.  The subject is a tough-enough one to deal with anyway. Be aware, before … Continue reading Deep Traumatic Response