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Sourdough and Other Recovery Life Lessons

Sourdough and Other Recovery Life Lessons

Anne Quinn, our Co-Director, is an exceptionally fabulous cook. One of the things that makes her such a success in the kitchen is her patience and experimentation. She has an uncanny knack of knowing what ingredients go together to make something delicious. About a month ago, she decided she was going to delve into the […]

September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“Is life not a hundred times too short for us to stifle ourselves?” ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

September 2, 2014 | 0 Comments More
The Currency of Trust

The Currency of Trust

Anyone who has experienced abuse, exploitation, or sexual trauma has also experienced a betrayal of trust. Violated trust feels like molten lava that bubbles and burns everything it touches, particularly how you relate to others. If relationships are to be meaningful for everyone involved, trust must exist. Trust is the currency that brings value and […]

August 28, 2014 | 2 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.” ~ Joseph Campbell

August 26, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Do You Possess These Five Conditions?

Do You Possess These Five Conditions?

When I was a kid, I loved to swim in pools at night. There was something completely magical about those pool lights shimmering through the blue-toned water. I would dive in and swim toward them, staying submerged for as long as my lungs would permit. The light and the depth and the silence brought great […]

August 20, 2014 | 3 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“It matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be.” – J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

August 19, 2014 | 0 Comments More
What’s REALLY Behind Your Struggles

What’s REALLY Behind Your Struggles

Do you ever wonder WHY you struggle the way you do? Does your battle with anger or depression or alcohol or food or sleep feel completely unrelated to abuse, exploitation, or sexual trauma? What is REALLY behind your issues? While there are many complex dimensions to abuse and recovery, there is always one constant that […]

August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“We have to continually be jumping off cliffs and developing our wings on the way down.” ~Kurt Vonnegut

August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Using Hate to Heal

Using Hate to Heal

Hate is one of those strong emotions that you might find uncomfortable to acknowledge in yourself. It holds, after all, an intense, negative energy that possesses a tremendous potential for destruction. It is certainly an emotion that good people of faith try to ignore. But if you’ve been abused, exploited, or sexually traumatized, you have […]

August 7, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“There are three ways to ultimate success: The first way is to be kind. The second way is to be kind. The third way is to be kind.” ~Fred Rogers

August 5, 2014 | 0 Comments More