Self-Abandonment. When I first came across this term in the book Complex PTSD by Pete Walker, a huge light bulb lit over my head. That’s what it is– the feeling of disconnect from people, family, God, friends, and even myself. When someone is constantly criticized, they see themselves as unloveable and at some point “detach” … More The Orphan Spirit – part 4
My original post about the Orphan Spirit is popular. I didn’t write most of the information there; I included articles by other authors and included their names and websites. I had two revelations this week that I will share. I find that other people go through similar trials. The first is from the book Complex … More The Orphan Spirit part 3
I remember this headline. We always read The Daily News at our house. I remember reading the article which told of a woman attacked and raped in Central Park. One sentence etched upon my mind: “when she cried out for help, one of the men said ‘Shut up bitch’ and hit her in the face … More #FakeNews isn’t new #CentralParkFive #Netflix
“Whether a person is pro-life or pro-choice, no one should think it’s okay for an abortionist to conduct a surgical abortion in an ill-equipped abortion facility on a woman whose risk factors contraindicate outpatient surgery. No one should think it’s okay for an abortion facility to fail to follow up with a woman suffering complications … More Abortion is supposed to be SAFE and legal. So why isn’t it?
Preamble: Forgive my rhyme and meter For it has been so long Since I have been in college; I hope that it’s not wrong. *** It must have taken decades for James Strong to find the words to help our understanding and tell us what we heard to research Greek and Hebrew and some … More An ode to Mr. Strong #thursdaythoughts
I’m sure you know my older brother, Peter. He is kind of impulsive, and speaks before thinking. He’s also braver than I am. He even tried to walk on water; more about that later. Let me start at the beginning. One day Peter and I were fishing in the Sea of Galilee. We heard a … More I’m the quieter brother. My name is Andrew. #wednesdaywisdom
It’s officially Spring at the Porter household: I have turned OFF the heat! One advantage of winter is that I can leave my groceries in the trunk all day while I run other errands. I gladly trade that for sunshine. I had a weird dream the other night. I wanted to rent a room and … More Spring and 22, and the crows