A Life Unravelled

A Life Unravelled I am of an age When the formative years Speak. “Remember me?” They ask. It starts with Music. A song. A memory. A feeling. Hmmm … I had forgotten. Lost in Tumultuous times of Twenty-plus years. Tumult covered by more Tumult. A child overwhelmed; A teenager confused; A twenty-something Ungrounded, Until in … More A Life Unravelled

Broken Record

When we embark on our healing journey it’s a bold step. We are energized by the idea that with appropriate professional help we can wrap our past up in a neat little package and fire it off into a universe where we need never meet up with it again. And perhaps if we did not … More Broken Record

#FWF Reprise: Childhood Gift … The Arab Tent by Henry Landseer

Free writing is a great exercise and a little more challenging when the memory is involved. As mentioned in my last Free Write Friday post on the Childhood Gift, my childhood is very much a blur. During last week’s free writing exercise I couldn’t think of anything to share besides the bear story. Which is fine … More #FWF Reprise: Childhood Gift … The Arab Tent by Henry Landseer

The Critical One: The First and Second Letters in a Series …

As part of my healing process I’ve been writing letters to different aspects of my Self that need resolution.  So far I have published a complete series to “The Panicked One.” Another series to “The Guarded One” is in progress. Recently, I embarked on a series of letters to “The Critical One.” I know I … More The Critical One: The First and Second Letters in a Series …

Dear Me: A Collection of Letters Addressed to Various Aspects of My Self

How often has your life with all its good intentions and dreams been hijacked by some aspect of your Self with whom you just haven’t been able to connect? Mine has. Many times. So many, in fact, that four years ago I finally enlisted the help of a good therapist to lead me to a … More Dear Me: A Collection of Letters Addressed to Various Aspects of My Self