Day: September 21, 2017

Triggered at TSA

  Have you ever been patted down all over by security? I thought I had been before. You know, an ankle here or there, but never a complete pat down. Wow. That was really intense for me, and I got emotional.   I’m not sure why. I think it was because I was powerless. I mean, …

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The Railroad Tracks

  Up to camp I like to run the railroad tracks. It’s long since abandoned, no trains or people usually, and no protective dogs. This morning as I was running on either side to stay in on the flattest/shady side, I remembered my dad’s brother trying to explain my dad’s last-minute changes to his will days before his death. …

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Return to Love

  Most mornings I start my day with coffee and something that reminds my fear-based human mind that I, and everyone else, comes from, remains in, and will return to…love.   I heard it once, and I love simple analogies that every living being is like a drop of the ocean. We are not the ocean… …

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Surviving the Surviving

  Each new day used to mean a new day to “survive the after effects of surviving.” I call it “surviving the surviving.” It took a very long time to train my brain to look at a new day, and frankly everything, in a new way. It doesn’t happen overnight or even after years of …

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Everyone Has Rocks

  How do you heal from the emotional boo-boos from childhood?   Acknowledge them.   Just because they may not be visible to others, doesn’t mean they aren’t right there under the surface.   Every once in awhile you may see a little glimpse, or accidentally crash into them.   Every lake has rocks. Big ones, little …

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