What forgiving is and isn’t, part 6

Remembering and forgetting Have you heard, seen or smelled something recently that reminded you of a special person, place or…

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What forgiving is and isn’t, part 4

Forgiving and boundaries Get ready to read an interesting and unusual dinner menu and much more. ReviewFirst, let’s review what…

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Grieving divorce, part 6 of 8

Cause and effect Well, Peaceful Readers, it’s the Friday before Christmas. I’m sitting by the fire in my Chocolate Chair—a…

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Trauma interrupted

The prayers, the vision and the letter Turbulent winds and changing weather A week ago, Brandon and I spent a…

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The trauma of child abuse: from denial to healing, part 3 of 4

Brandon and Frankie Ann When Victim #1 in a very sick family (i.e., Our Perfect Family) gets married, this throws…

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Intrusive thoughts, part 1 of 2

Surprise, surprise, surprise If you read the first series on this blog, you’ll recognize the secondary title—Surprise, Surprise, Surprise—from several…

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