When the need to forgive has been hidden, part 3

Dead houses In part 2 of this post, I dug into two very revealing dreams about my parents. Today on…

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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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The machine

by Frankie Ann Smythe Once upon a time there was a beautiful land. The people were smart. They were creative.…

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The post-trauma transformation, part 1 of 4

Testimony Have you ever walked into a room and realized that everyone but you is looking intently at something behind…

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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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The trauma of disengagement: from denial to healing, part 4 of 6

Family 101 A couple weeks ago, Brandon and I were watching a program on PBS about the emotions of animals.…

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Epilogue

The next series in Choosing Peace—Grieving—comes in late summer of 2017. Rest In many ways, The Healing Journey to escape…

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