Winter and Trust in the Return of Light

Winter and Trust in the Return of Light

“Joy and woe are woven fine, A clothing for the soul divine…” — William Blake Winter solstice, the year’s end! My favorite time of the year. The veil thins between worlds. The mystery of a loving universe, our trust in the light, seems to shout...
Learning about Narcissism in Betrayal Recovery

Learning about Narcissism in Betrayal Recovery

In recovering from abandonment or betrayal, learning about destructive narcissism can help you heal. Naming this brand of emotional abuse opens the door out of denial into the facts of what has happened. What a relief to realize you are not losing your mind.  Nor are...
Transform Suffering with Creativity

Transform Suffering with Creativity

“If you don’t transform your suffering, you will surely transmit it.” —Richard Rohr Although I have written and published two books during the past fifteen years, I have never considered myself a writer.  Ernest Hemingway said, “There is...
Betrayal: “The Most Underrated Trauma”

Betrayal: “The Most Underrated Trauma”

Heartbreak has an archetypal core, all heartbroken individuals suffer from the same kind of torture.—Ginette Paris When you learn your supposed loving partner or spouse, to whom you have devoted your life, is not at all loving or devoted to you, it is a shock. For...