Category Archives: Healing

Crying with the Doors Wide Open (Revised)

I wouldn’t be concerned about someone hearing my joy. So let them hear my pain as well. Will the sounds worry them? a voice asks. Are you hoping someone will care? No.  I’m okay here by myself. Sprawled out on … Continue reading

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My Offering

I wash my face in the wetness of my tears, Melting away all of the pain and the fears. I am a healer. I am the healed. Crying the tears for those who cannot cry. For those whose pain is … Continue reading

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Family Rules

If you grew up in a household where the implicit rules were: Don’t talk Don’t trust Don’t feel Then check out literature on Adult Children of Alcoholics or Adult Child Syndrome.  Even if alcoholism wasn’t present in your home, it, … Continue reading

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