Category Archives: Spiritual Teacher


Something was very different last night. I have been on the fence whether or not to give up going to my Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Families meeting.  I was upset about a few things – the time limits … Continue reading

Posted in adult child of alcoholics, Affirmations, Blessings, Connection, Healthy detachment, Highly Sensitive Person, Interdependence, Peace, Personal growth, Soul wounds, Spiritual Teacher, trauma recovery, True Self, Trust, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

The healing journey continues

This blog is rather multifunctional, but one of the primary reasons I write is because I’m on a healing journey and I write to chronicle the journey, in hopes that the things I’m learning about during this process might be … Continue reading

Posted in ADD, adult child of alcoholics, adult survivors of abuse, Bipolar, Bipolar Misdiagnosis, Borderline Personality Disorder, Child abuse, Complex-PTSD, Connection, Creating, Creativity, Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, Healing, Hope, Joy, Mindfulness, Moods, Peace, Personal growth, R.D. Laing, Sadness, Soul, Soul wounds, Spiritual Teacher, spirituality, The Myth of Mental Illness, Thomas Szasz | Tagged , , , | 9 Comments

Accepting the way things are

I woke up sick this morning.  I laid weirdly on my neck last night and had induced feelings of vertigo, which lasted a long time.  I almost thought it was the flu, but it turned out it wasn’t.  This feeling … Continue reading

Posted in adult child of alcoholics, adult survivors of abuse, Anam Thubten, anxiety, appreciation, Blessings, Compassion, Complex-PTSD, Congruent Living, Connection, consciousness, Ego, Enlightenment, Healthy detachment, Inner Child, Inspirational quotations, Meditation, new awareness, Peace, Personal growth, PTSD, Radical Acceptance, Radical forgiveness, Recovery from child abuse, Self-affirming, Spiritual Teacher, spirituality | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

The one who knows sees the bigger picture behind your suffering

Whether your suffering stems from cancer or divorce or loss or conflict, the one who knows understands that it is only in the present that you can heal. The one who knows has the courage to acknowledge the way things … Continue reading

Posted in A Lamp In the Darkness, Gratitude, Grief and Loss, Healing, Inspirational quotations, Jack Kornfield, Loneliness, Soul, Spiritual Teacher, spirituality, Suffering | 2 Comments

The gift of forgetting our history

It’s hard to believe I was ever afraid of this man.  But I was.  It’s hard to believe I was ever mistrustful of this man.  But I was.  It’s hard to believe I was ever mean to this man.  But … Continue reading

Posted in Connection, Disconnection, Enlightenment, Hope, Jesus, Personal growth, Radical Acceptance, Radical forgiveness, Soul, Spiritual Teacher, spirituality, Trust | Tagged , | 14 Comments