Usually when I write a post on this blog, I write it with the hope that what I have to say will be helpful to someone else. I write it hoping that someone who is going through what I have gone through, whether they are in recovery or not, will be able to see that … Continue reading When Mother’s Day Hurts
Down, but not out.
Over the last week, I have started this post several times, only to end up deleting it. Some of the drafts just sounded too depressing because I've had a rough month. Some I thought seemed flat, like I just didn't have anything good to say. And one draft just sounded angry, and that's not how … Continue reading Down, but not out.
Have I lost my compassion?
This past week was a rough one. It was the week before classes start at the school where I work, which is always a crazy busy week for me. And it was a busy week in my personal life as well, as we had friends over for dinner on Tuesday and I also had to … Continue reading Have I lost my compassion?