Monthly Archives: November 2015

Quote re Writing

To write is to awaken counter-voices within oneself, and to dare enter into dialogue with them. As consciousness trapped in bodies,  communicating with the imperfect tool of language, we often use stories to convey information to reach toward some sort … Continue reading

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“A pen in one hand is better than two in the bush.” IF YOU’RE JUST STARTING OUT… 1. Maintain all your journaling In ONE PLACE 2.Make that journal SPECIAL by decorating or otherwise EMBELLISHING IT. WHY DO I SAY THAT? … Continue reading

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The Lonely Hour

Pita hated taking naps. She was always sent up to sleep on the cot in the attic so the household noises wouldn’t keep her awake. It was warm up here beneath the rafters of the old house, and everything seemed … Continue reading

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For This, I’m Thankful

Originally posted on Breaking Sarah – Bruised, Not Broken:
With Thanksgiving almost upon us, I wanted to be aware of and thankful for the little things in life: my husband, of course, my sons, my best friend and my little…

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Journaling for Survivors

John Briere (1989) has recognized the healing value of journaling, referring to it as “being her own therapist,” encouraging creativity, and strengthening self-control by analyzing her internal processes.” He was speaking about the recovery of those who were sexually abused … Continue reading

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Then I spy Elvis himself–fat, paunchy and wearing sunglasses. The only trace of fame that adheres to him is the white-spangled costume which was his trademark. I wish he was singing a hymn from one of his albums, but then … Continue reading

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