Diving into Darkness

I came up through the mud, baptized in fire and blood.  I’ve been beaten and bruised, homeless and hungry, addicted and depraved.  I’ve been abandoned, neglected, blamed, and drained. When I broke free of imposed circumstances, I proceeded to recreate a hell for myself – and it was a dark, hard escape.  Like the lotus, … Continue reading Diving into Darkness

“A Yummy Surprise” – Trigger Warning

A new toddler book arrived in the mail yesterday.  And, unlike this post, it did not come with a trigger warning. One day, I want to be the kind of person who is free of any attachment to past trauma.  It would be lovely, in fact, to one day abandon all memories of my childhood … Continue reading “A Yummy Surprise” – Trigger Warning