Monthly Archives: May 2021

Further Thoughts about “stuck in misery”

Most of this was written on Saturday, March 20 in my journal.  I’ve modified it somewhat. I woke up at 3AM still struggling with the question of being “stuck in my misery.”  I thought things like I won’t go to … Continue reading

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Still There Will be Kindness

WholeHeart: The poem was “A Cure Against Poisonous Thought” by Annie Lighthart Believe the world goes on and this bee bending in honeysuckle just one of a mighty nation, golden beads thrumming a long invisible thread. In the green drift … Continue reading

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Safe Places for Me

I have felt unsafe most of my life without realizing it.  Growing up, I felt safe in a book, and in the woods. Books and nature have remained places of safety for me.  Looking back, I realized I felt safe … Continue reading

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The Support of the Ordinary, Reprise

I did a blog post on the support of the ordinary back in November of 2018. I had been at Kendal for about a year.  Here’s a paragraph: Erica has been telling me that I will begin to get a … Continue reading

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Accept the Reality of Who I Am?

This came from Richard Rohr’s Daily Meditations: It’s written by Claude AnShin Thomas, a Vietnam Veteran struggling with PTSD.  I realize I’ve been struggling with my PTSD, trying to heal it so I could finally “have a life.”  I keep … Continue reading

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Disconnected

Sunday, May 2 At Hanover Meeting on Zoom.  Feeling badly disconnected. This is a result of my early trauma, and the social distancing. Dear Inner Divine Voice, I’m scared and lost and desperately need help. Dear Jenny, I am right … Continue reading

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