I’m a Published Author!

Photo: The path to the pond.  Photo credit: Rebel Recovery. …and you can be too. I’m proud to share that I’ve been published in the online magazine,  “Rebelle Society.“ Listening to myself, deeply, and writing my truths helps me heal. Sharing my writing, my truths, helps me heal too — it may mean I am…

Finding A Roadmap Away from Despair

I wanted to share this link from the “Aces too High” website.  It’s a breathtakingly beautiful write-up about the power of reading and writing when you are or have been a child suffering from trauma and neglect.  The author, Joshunda Sanders, describes books about others’ healing journeys poignantly as “roadmaps away from despair.” May we…

Quick Thoughts

What I’m Writing:  I’ve started an additional blog, “Beyond Bankruptcy: Care for the Soul.” When I started “Rebel Recovery,” I thought I would also write about my bankruptcy here.  But that writing really didn’t fit in with the processing and writing I’ve needed to do about healing the wounds of my childhood.  There is an…

Quick Thoughts

What I’m Reading:  I just had my mind blown by “The Wild Truth,” Carine McCandless’s response to her famous brother’s Chris’s story, “Into the Wild”.  Carine is brave and methodical in telling the truth about the domestic violence and dysfunction in her family that led her brother to venture off into the wilds of Alaska,…