Healing is teaching me that it is okay, it is okay to sit with my feelings, whether they’re good or bad or otherwise. It is okay to wake up in the morning and feel tired even though I have slept, and it is okay to be excited when life is exciting. Healing in its entiretyContinue reading “What is healing teaching me?”
Yay! I made it! Year one of my recovery is now forever written in the book of my life. What a year it has been! I have been healing and seeking my truth, all this while bearing witness to the 41 years I had already lived. As I reflect upon the immenseness of it all,Continue reading “The first three hundred and sixty-five days of the rest of my life. “
I am not giving up. I am learning how to set realistic milestones and finally understanding that expectations need to have limits.
I have decided that I want to continue to align myself with caring for my family while still ensuring that I care for myself. Call it a deep desire if you must. So, here I am! Seated and ready to consider new thoughts and action new habits. Maybe these are not new. Perhaps these thoughts and actions are ones I have had before. Either way, it is time for them to be appropriately actioned and ultimately habituated. Whatever the existential answers are to these thoughts, I am here, and I am ready to discover more.
I have to say this out loud. I do apologise, this is going to sound like one big gushing love letter… I also don’t think I am the first person to bring this up, but I definitely want to put in my two cents. For real, though, considering where women were once standing regarding howContinue reading “Salute to Sisterhood!”
I had no idea what this kind of request entailed, but I am glad to be on the other side of it. Even though I knew that my life was overflowing with blessings, I never realised how much I was missing because my focus was in all the wrong places. When I asked to receive more, I had no idea that what I was receiving was a multiplication of what I had already had.
She made it to the edge of the highest place this mountain had to offer.She reflected on every gruelling step necessary to climb the mountain that had called her name so relentlessly. At first, the magnitude of the view brought her to tears! Her heart broke at the thought of what had driven her toContinue reading “The Mountain.”
Never in all my pondering would I ever have imagined the world coming to a standstill in solidarity for healing; like that which is happening right at this very moment. With the world in its current state of rest; our species stands with bated breath, and our planet exhales! The supernatural waters of change ebbContinue reading “Can you feel the change?”
Like the core of an apple, you discarded after you had consumed what you needed and dropped along the road while you continued your journey, she was left bare and exposed in the burning sun. Unbeknownst to you, an animal came by and picked her up. Again she was consumed, leaving nothing but one tinyContinue reading “The Apple Tree”
July 8th, 2016…. I wrote and posted this on Facebook, this post encouraged me to share more of my writing and embrace my inner wordsmith. I have not edited it or “fixed it” in any way because I believe we should treasure where we began and continue to grow without continually criticizing ourselves for ourContinue reading “Remember…”