Posts Tagged “dealing with child abuse as an adult”

Removing the walls around my heart

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Removing the walls around my heart

I am working on opening my heart. Looking back on my childhood years, I can see how I protected my heart by building walls around it. It seems the more I was abused, the thicker the walls got.…

Healing our souls through self-love

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Healing our souls through self-love

self-love-picIt amazes me how quickly I forget the courage and commitment it takes to reclaim my life as I learn life lessons never taught to me as a child. When I’m learning a new skill, I tend to forget the difficulties I faced while overcoming so many challenges.…

Do you hide from your beliefs?

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Do you hide from your beliefs?




In these past months I have been working on hiding. It is so easy to get trapped in our everyday lives and our everyday thinking about our lives. Our habits can capture months, years, even lifetimes.…

Every piece of me

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Every piece of me




Screen Shot 2013-03-13 at 9.29.29 AMI am in the grieving stages of my healing journey from child abuse. I started this process years ago without realizing it. I think all of us who have lost something or someone begin the grieving process immediately unknowingly.…

Leaving My Pretend World

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Leaving My Pretend World




God's giftsIt never ceases to amaze me how life can show you gratitude if you let it. Actually, how God will show you new ways to live your life if you are open to His gifts and receiving.…

The direction of conversations

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The direction of conversations




I am at a pivotable place in my life and career. I have trained myself to stay isolated only sharing what I thought was worthy of being heard. As I am reaching out, building trust in myself and those I decide to put my faith in, I am experiencing feelings that are unfamiliar to me.…

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