One Foot. Then the Other Foot. Repeat.

One Foot.  Then the Other Foot.  Repeat.

Truth be told, this “getting well” thing, finding wholeness amidst disaster and despair, was challenging. Much more than challenging, actually. Clearing myself of the daily barrage of feelings from the wreckage of my past was a full time endeavour. Holy shit it was intense! I fell chest deep in the mire at times, barely able […]

Smartphones and Connection

Smartphones and Connection

Christmas day, I found out my daughter’s father purchased and gave her a cell phone for her birthday.  She received the phone on Christmas 4 days before her birthday.  I knew nothing of this purchase until our eldest son showed my daughter with two handheld devices in her hands on Christmas night.  She was completely […]

Discovering the Roots of Shame

Discovering the Roots of Shame

Over the last few days I have been learning about Shame.  I am capitalizing the word shame because it seems to have an identity of its own. I am granting it its own persona somewhat separate from myself so I can interact with it more easily… get to know it, so to speak. Just wait […]

Turning Over Rocks & Digging Deeper

Turning Over Rocks & Digging Deeper

Turning Over Rocks. Summer months on the prairies are spent primarily outdoors.  As winter seems to last nine months of the year, the three months of warmer weather are spent riding bikes, swimming at the pool and spending as much time as possible soaking up the sun (with the hope of storing enough vitamin D […]