Tag Archives: Hope

Portrait of a Strong-willed Child

I’m a Strong-Willed Child. I always have been, and barring traumatic head injury making me speechless, ha, I still would be strong-willed, just unable to speak, so I reckon I’d have to be brain-dead. I am me.  I see things a certain … Continue reading

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Side Effects of Shame- the legacy of punishment.

The Legacy left by punitive parenting is undoubtedly a sense of deep personal shame. This extends back generations in my family, and that legacy will affect my children’s children as well. My Grandparents, Parents, Siblings, and I have all been … Continue reading

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Entrapment

One cool evening in autumn I went for a little walk. I walked carefully along the edge of our yard, which was bordered by a stone wall…I loved the feel of the smooth stone under my feet, and the air … Continue reading

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