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Is There Hope for the Wounded?

Yes! There absolutely is! I’m an extreme trauma and abuse survivor. I have CPTSD and what I call ‘trauma brain’. Although I haven’t had a TBI, studies of the brains of those who experienced ongoing trauma while young children look … Continue reading

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Grief Can Make You Sick…

One of the things that has really come home for me lately is that grief can make you sick. I know I’ve read of studies that show grieving is stressful and stress impacts our immune system, which, of course, makes … Continue reading

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Are We Truly Grateful?

Image used with permission. I very much relate to this thinking. Dave and I have been through some really hard times. In comparison to some, though, we did not have it so bad. We always managed to have a roof … Continue reading

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Coldness of Heart

*** See  below. I am sitting here looking out my window at the newly fallen snow. It isn’t much, only about and inch and a half, but it is enough to lay a beautiful cover of white over everything. When … Continue reading

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Like a Child on Tiptoe

Like a Child on Tiptoe Like a child on tiptoe it sneaks up on me and then strikes with a ferocity that almost takes my breath away. I am blindsided as the intensity of emotion sweeps over me threatening to … Continue reading

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Shabbat…it just gets sweeter every week!

Every week I celebrate Shabbat. We open it every Friday evening (Erev Shabbat) and, sometimes, we actually remember to close it (Havdalah). I have made my Shabbat bread and, typically, prepared our meals for that evening and the next day. The … Continue reading

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Our Future

I see a lot of things on Facebook and it makes me wonder what I really have to offer. What is most important in the limited time I have? Dear friends, time is short. Our nation is in crisis. The … Continue reading

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