Beauty Within

This morning is beautiful here in New England. The weather is seldom so glorious. It's 76 degrees, the sun is up, the birds are singing, squirrels frolicking, chip monks cheeping, and the insects are minimal. As I sit in the yard, soaking up the beauty...

Lyme Life ~ Voodoo Dolls

Many Lymies that I have met have been sick and misdiagnosed for a decade or three. In 1988, I got terribly ill. I’d had lots of aches and pains, lethargy on occasion, stomach problems since childhood, but this was different.It was as though my nervous...

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Imposter!

Do you ever feel like an imposter? I do. We are all imperfect when we compare ourselves to our own contrived desire for perfection. Perfect house, perfect car, perfect clothing or perfect physique.No person has the perfect life for long. Even if things are really...

Lyme Life Monday ~ Broken

I think everyone, at one time or another, feels broken. Lymies feel broken almost all the time. Even if we're feeling relatively good, we know the potential for relapse. Child sexual abuse (CSA) survivors and trafficking survivors feel broken too. It takes great, focused effort...

Do What You Can

When I started this blog with the new theme, I expected to be actively fighting sex trafficking. Having survived four years of living in my sneakers and child sexual abuse from toddlerhood, God has brought me so far; from uttermost to uttermost.Yesterday, I received a...

Flying Grounds Me

Something about flying makes me feel grounded, especially during take-off and landing, when the houses and vehicles are clearly visible. When we are above the clouds I feel small, but not in the same way as when I am at the seashore looking at the...