General, Overcoming, Recovery

Authenticity and inner child work

Why is championing my inner child still necessary? If I don't stand up for myself it's the same as telling my true self, my inner self, my inner child, that I don't matter. And guess what? I do matter. And so do you.

General, Recovery


Photo by Edu Carvalho on Okay, so I started reading a book my sister gave me for my birthday. A Radical Awakening by Dr. Shefali. I love this stuff. My sister knows I love this stuff. She loves it too. Books like Shefali's have been apart of both of our independent journeys. I say… Continue reading MY JOURNEY IN SEARCH OF AUTHENTICITY

General, Recovery

Re-blogged from Wake up Recovery

I stumbled on this article on WakeUp Recovery. This is a great resource check out her website and blog. Remove Toxic Relationships in Recovery by Sherry Gaba | Jul 27, 2017 | Blog One of the more challenging issues for those in addiction recovery is the process of distancing themselves from toxic people. Often, over… Continue reading Re-blogged from Wake up Recovery

General, Recovery, Spiritual Abuse

The Great Set-Up

The Cost of Legalism I have been re-reading a book I came across in the 1990's;¬†Breaking Free-Rescuing Families from the clutches of Legalism by David R. Miller. It was in the early 1990's that my home church, at the time, was suddenly taken over by an extreme legalist. The man had been chosen to fill… Continue reading The Great Set-Up

General, Recovery


The tapes that play in our head need to be re-recorded with positive thoughts. This doesn't happen by osmosis. It happens through intentionality and living on purpose. It happens by speaking words of love and truth to ourselves even if at first we don't believe it.