Today's poem is from Rabindranath Tagore and it speaks to the depth of the journey to self.
Trust issues tend to be at the top of the list for trauma survivors when it comes to their relationships with others. Turns out trust can be an internal issue too.
I set a boundary.It wasn’t my best performance,but I made my position clear. I feel bad.Did I make the right decision?It wasn’t an easy boundary -I had to be angry to even say it. No one took my anger personally.They understood.My boundary was respected. Yet, I keep running it around in circles in my head.Why... Continue Reading →
It happened quickly,the breakdown in communication.If only this damn pandemic!!Family visits.Why must they be such a gamble?Taking age, health conditions,and outside risk factors into consideration,is there even a safe way for an overnight visit?And lest we forget - with age,What if we don't have much time left?The guilt if we infect,the guilt if we miss... Continue Reading →