The Creative Adult is the Child who Survived

Photo credit:  Rebel Recovery Art credit: Metal electrical box street art by Amanda deSouza (@amandanicolenyc)  This blog post is dedicated to Ax.  Thank you for your warmth and encouragement. _______________________________ Art heals.  I have found this to be true.  As I express my self, use my voice through writing, it is timid at first.  But…

Rupi Kaur: Reclaiming the Body as Home

It takes monsters to steal souls and fighters to reclaim them.  This home [my body] is what I came into this world with.  It was the first home.  It will be the last home.  You can’t take it.                                                                                    Rupi Kaur I found Rupi Kaur recently and I’m loving her.   She illustrates, writes and performs spoken…

I’m Starting to Listen to Me

Photo credit: Rebel Recovery I stick hearts in my calendar.  Childish, sticker hearts.  They mean love and that means safety. And beside the hearts, I write, ” I can do it.” I like to think that if I go slowly and if I listen to myself carefully, then maybe I can. **************** Fear was the…

The Purpose of Life: Be Yourself

Photo credit: Rebel Recovery I found my truth on a teabag today….. “The purpose of life is to know yourself and love yourself and trust yourself and be yourself.” Sending you peace and strength on your journey to you. A.