I want your opinion

I thought this would be the best way to ask…. I began EMDR in February. The journey has been life changing thus far. I would love to share the journey with you all, but truthfully not sure how many people would be interested. EMDR is eye movement desensitization reprocessing therapy. This intense therapy is usedContinue reading “I want your opinion”

This side of the door

Where life is messy, grammar is far from perfect and healing is priority. The thought of typing this blog entry is causing immediate pounding in my chest. I realize this entry will come as a shock to so many people. More than that writing out all these moments and thoughts seems to be more difficultContinue reading “This side of the door”

Grief, loss and hope.

Why write what you think people need? The real stories are where the true survival guide is found. No one can heal their outtakes through your highlight real 💙 I have an entire note pad of story ideas. Everyday I add something more to it, in hopes that I will be ready to write thoseContinue reading “Grief, loss and hope.”

Sweet Beautiful Soul

Sweet, beautiful soul, I know you are weary. I know your mind could have never comprehended the pain, sadness, frustration, and grief you would come to know. The day began like any other day, didn’t it my dear? You woke up struggling to get out of bed, or you jumped up from the bed withContinue reading “Sweet Beautiful Soul”

Marco Polo

Also seen on TheMighty https://themighty.com/2021/07/being-playful-and-letting-go-of-my-anxiety/ Our city puts on a large firework show on July 3rd. My husband is a police officer in town and works during this event every year. He is the social butterfly of our relationship. If you know me even a little you know I struggle with large crowds and toContinue reading “Marco Polo”

Path to loving you

One of the most difficult things I have ever heard from someone was along the lines of “I have never met anyone else who is so kind, compassionate and caring, but has no idea how to love. You are incapable of loving anyone and incapable of allowing someone to love you.” Those words have stuckContinue reading “Path to loving you”

Finding peace outside of the fire

Expectations are incredibly comfortable for everyone around us.  We have been surrounded in a society of expectations. We have grown to believe that making others uncomfortable is unacceptable. Our job especially as adults is to ACT LIKE AN ADULT! We are taught not to ask why; we often tell our children “because I said so.”Continue reading “Finding peace outside of the fire”

Rising Up in Grace

I recently heard a quote by Dr. Edith Eger “If you have something to prove you’re still a prisoner”. That quote made me stop in my tracks as I listened to her speak with Brene Brown and WOW! My previous post discussed words. The words we hear, the words we speak and the words weContinue reading “Rising Up in Grace”

Embracing the Smoke

“Eventually, the time comes when you mourn the comfort you felt in the chaos of the fire. You embrace the smoke and you rise up into your purpose.” JessicaLynn This post is slightly different. I had intended to write everything out into an official post, but I have struggled since the day I recorded thisContinue reading “Embracing the Smoke”

Owning your story

Some time ago I came across this quote: “You own everything that happened to you. Tell your stories. If people wanted you to write warmly about them, they should have behaved better.” Immediately after seeing that post I felt empowered like “O YEAH!!!!!” I continued to reflect on this quote and my heart began toContinue reading “Owning your story”