When the need to forgive has been hidden, part 2

The dreams Today on Choosing Peace, you’ll read about a window, clean sheets, a laundry basket, a china doll and…

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A story of grieving, part 3 of 7

The showdown What’s going on here? You’re probably wondering, “Frankie Ann, what did you do to build a bridge to…

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A story of grieving, part 1 of 7

Twelve days In today’s post, you’ll read a little about Texas toast, haggis and Olive Garden, but not all at…

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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 disengagement: from denial to healing, part 3 of 6

The silence Did anyone ever break up with you by simply never speaking to you again? Not a phone call,…

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The trauma of perfection: from denial to healing, part 1 of 6

The anger letter There’s a saying that goes like this: “Truth hurts.” While that may be true initially, I hope…

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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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