What forgiving is and isn’t, part 3

Two different things The next paragraph was inspired by my pal Charlene—in a very good way. Food. Fido. Friends. Have…

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A story of grieving, part 7 of 7

The funeral and the will In part 4, I mentioned that we’d be going on a peaceful adventure the week…

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

The invitation, the concern and the wish Truth is the key to healing. I ended the first part of this…

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The trauma of child abuse: from denial to healing, part 1 of 4

Brandon’s story Brandon’s parents are sociopaths. I told a lot of his story in the first series on this blog—Sociopaths;…

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Remember, part 2 of 2

The texts Welcome to the 40th and final post in this series on sociopaths. I couldn’t have scripted a better…

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Thanksgiving, part 5 of 5

The vacation and the dream Change can be a really good thing when it’s the right change at the right…

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Sneak attack impact, part 2 of 2

The dream and September’s second sneak attack September was a hoppin’, happenin’ month—lots of family birthdays, two sneak attacks, a…

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Preparing for the sneak attack, part 3 of 3

A time to prepare, a time to practice and a time to prevail Writing this post has been mind-boggling. I…

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Preparing for the sneak attack, part 2 of 3

Happy Anniversary and Happy Birthday—gifts from sociopaths Welcome back, Peaceful Readers. In this post, we’ll continue walking through some of…

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Preparing for the sneak attack, part 1 of 3

The chain The bigger deal Have you ever experienced something unpleasant and then realized how it helped you to solve…

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