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Sexual Predator – I Ain’t No Victim

Today I was attacked by a sexual predator while shopping. I fought back, and I desperately want you to do the same.

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Posted in Confidence, My Journey, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Closing Time for Leonard and Me

I ran downstairs to see my mom and step-dad standing in the doorway. Neal is lying casually across his bed, back against the wall, shotgun on his lap, threatening to kill himself.

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Forgive, not Befriend

Of all the healing concepts, forgiveness is one of the most complex and sometimes, most misunderstood. On a basic level, to forgive is to allow that another is human, has made a mistake (sometimes a mistake even you could have

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Posted in Life Hack, My Journey

By Grace and By Work

“Why can’t I read the alethiometer anymore?” asked Lyra. “You read it by grace,” said the angel Xaphania, “and you can regain it by work.” “How long will that take?” “A lifetime, but your reading will be even better then.

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Posted in Belief System, My Journey

Full Circle

Stanley Mitchell Hut

This is Part IV of my Healing Journey, from a tragic accident to helping others deal with their own trauma. Read Part I – The River. Part II – The Movie. and Part III – My Recovery. * * * I

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My Recovery

Bottle of Bach's Flower Remedy called "Impatiens"

This is Part III of my journey with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. Please read Part I – The River, and Part II, The Movie. * * * Life with PTSD was lonely. I was depressed, sleepless. My behaviour erratic, uncontrolled. I

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The Movie

This is Part II of my Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder journey. Read Part I, The River. * * * We quickly packed up the kids from the river, and went back to my mom-in-laws home for dinner. That evening I thought

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