Musings

Finding My Voice-and my lil pink axe

While striving to honor the authentic voice of who I am,  I have realized a profound  lack of vision for my life…no goals, other than to just hurt less…to feel and cause less pain.  In my family of origin and marriage, my pain was categorized for me in one of three ways: pain I caused …

Musings

Unlearning-One Day at a Time

In my life I can’t help but marvel at the grim, if not blind determination to force people places and things to BE different from how they are.  This behavior is typically paired with barely contained rage or smugness, dependent on the outcome. This influence did not springboard me into a state of wholesome badassery,  Overly receptive to sensory …

Musings

This Is How–Augusten Burroughs

“If you have one parent who loves you, even if they can’t buy you clothes, they’re so poor and they make all kinds of mistakes and maybe sometimes they even give you awful advice, but never for one moment do you doubt their love for you–if you have this, you have incredibly good fortune.” This …

Faith, Musings

WBA-Terminology

What these words mean to me: Wholesome-spiritually /principle driven. (In my life, my principles are static-unchanged by my mood or reaction. Mine are those of a 12 Step Fellowship.)  When I am in alignment with my program principles, I am wholesome. BadAss– Grit, courage and resolve. Strength of character.  When I walk head on, through what …