Recovery, Spirituality

spiritual surgery

I don't know about anyone else, but when it comes to things like politics, religion, identity, etc., I don't think of it in terms of popularity, personal feelings, or even principle. Instead, I think of it by way of health. I ask myself, when I look at anything, "Is this healthy?" It's a reliable way of… Continue reading spiritual surgery

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Recovery

living out integrity

I had a thought recently that encompasses everything that’s been on my mind, between others who have hurt me, my abusers, my own victim-mentality, and the world in general. It all concerns that one word: integrity. Not long ago, I had to step out on a homily on the “terrible twos”, that challenging time in… Continue reading living out integrity

Recovery

crabs have claws

Abuse really does so much harm to one’s ability to see reality. I realized it again when I made that mistake, memories of mistakes leading to severe emotional abuse and grudges (leading to more emotional abuse for those things I said sorry for) flooding my mind. This is true for the immediate as well as… Continue reading crabs have claws

Journal

ivy (chains IV)

A/N: very small apology for the pun in the title lol; it really is the 4th "chains" entry! I was exchanging messages with my new friend last night, which brings to mind all kinds of feelings and thoughts...mostly good ones. After we bid each other goodnight, I went over to "talk" to the picture of Jesus I… Continue reading ivy (chains IV)