A woman immerses herself in healing work to free herself from the patterns instilled by childhood abuse.
After losing her faith as an abused child, a woman seeks to rebuild her faith in herself and her God.
When we forget the truth about ourselves, and our power as creators of our own lives – we lose the most important aspect of our healing ability. We forget our divine selves.
Sometimes certain words can set people off. For ‘Thriving On the Other Side’ the issue was with the word ‘God’.
‘Thriving On the Other Side’ encounters a kindred spirit and experiences a sense that something far greater than herself is at work in her life.
Some people are comfortable sharing their inner selves; others create wide boundaries. Our author asks a vital question: “Can you be too open?”
As she rereads some of the notes her mother left her, it occurs to “Thriving On the Other Side” that her mother taught her a valuable lesson in the midst of all those precious gifts — that life is as we see it, or remember it.
Righteous indignation became my badge of honor. Whenever I saw someone being mistreated, taken advantage of, or just plain bullied, I would stand up for the downtrodden, no matter who or what they represented. I realize now that all that righteous indignation took up a ton of my energy in my 20s, 30s and 40s.
Have you even noticed how the damndest things happen — events occur that are in total sync with your life and yet so out-of-the-blue unexpected that it must be destiny? I’ve been having a lot of those experiences lately. Former boyfriends (yep, the hurtful dudes) suddenly appearing in my life after decades without a word, notes from my father falling from a book I hadn’t picked up in forever…
Do you believe in the All-or-Nothing rule? You know, the idea that we’re either 100% happy or we’re not really happy? Maybe there’s a better way to think about it?