C O M P A S S I O N

“When you give yourself permission to communicate what matters to you in every situation you will have peace despite rejection or disapproval. Putting a voice to your soul helps you to let go of the negative energy of fear and regret.”
~ Shannon L. Alder

S O M E W H E R E

I still think about being raped as a wee lass and suspect I always will, but how I think about it continually changes. Healing is an individual process that doesn’t follow a set of standard rules or guidelines. Wrong and right don’t exist when we seek to find dissolution from pain that causes suffering from…

P R E C I O U S

My eyes were closed, and although an oxygen mask was covering my face, I could hear everything they were saying.

D Y I N G

Sometime in the night I acknowledged dying and for every hour sleep failed to take me in her arms I cursed even louder the oncoming day knowing she would come with frazzled ropes to bind my steps knowing full well my heart had fashioned scissors from my sorrows hoping to use them to cut those…