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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
Randolph’s Feathers

Randolph’s Feathers

Each day, Randolph would fly to the park and perch on the fifth street light past the playground. From a safe distance, he watched as pigeons bobbed and cooed near old people sitting on benches. Oh how he wished he were a pigeon too. To be able to join others as they fluttered to the […]

July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“Heaven wheels above you, displaying to you her eternal glories, and still your eyes are on the ground.” ~Dante Alighieri

July 29, 2014 | 0 Comments More
The Fate of The World

The Fate of The World

Keesha heard the dishwasher cycle end and rushed into the kitchen. With rattlesnake speed, she opened its door. Steam engulfed her as she leaned in to pull out the top rack. She immediately felt almost unbearable pressure to get it unloaded in precisely the right order with no mistakes in her allotted time. Her heart […]

July 24, 2014 | 2 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“I am not this hair. I am not this skin. I am the soul that lives within.” ~Rumi

July 22, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Oliver’s Gate

Oliver’s Gate

Oliver was a small black mutt with a thin white line down his snout. He had more energy than sense. His human, Mrs. Poller, raised him from a pup on her sheep ranch in Kansas. From the day she brought him home, Mrs. Poller had given him a large fenced in yard to explore. The […]

July 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More

Just a Reminder

“And what does the Lord require of you? To act justly and to love mercy and to walk humbly with your God.” ~Micah 6:8 (Hebrew Bible)

July 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Wilderness Trek

Wilderness Trek

Pat was on week two of her wilderness trek. One of a group of eleven other teenage boys and girls, she both adored and despised the challenges of learning to survive in an environment that was unforgiving. The journey had taken the group into the high country of the Colorado Rocky Mountains where summer thunderstorms […]

July 10, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Just a Reminder

Just a Reminder

“All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.” ~J.R.R. Tolkien  

July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Put a Comma There, Not A Period.

Put a Comma There, Not A Period.

The journey beyond abuse is not characterized by “… and they all lived happily ever after. THE END.” The reason so many survivors become discouraged is because they have the unrealistic expectation that there is a period neatly placed at the end of an epic sentence. Unfortunately, that isn’t how recovery works. Abuse recovery is […]

July 3, 2014 | 0 Comments More