Christmas Morning

A 2 minute Christmas read

 

All is quiet. I heard my brother or maybe it was his wife tip toe to the fridge for some water about half and hour ago. And the dogs stirred in the laundry room but since then it’s been so quiet. Continue reading “Christmas Morning”

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Trauma and Peace

Reading time: 2 minutes

The lasting effects of trauma are astounding. In the past few months I have spoken with more and more individuals who have experienced severe traumas. Severe trauma doesn’t have to be physical injury in some cases severe trauma happens slowly over time psychologically. Trauma victims includes those who experience a family member of mental illness, substance abuse or abuse of any kind, and even separation and divorce.  In other words it’s probably a lot more common than you think. Many times I think we would rather be sick then look at the effect trauma has had on our lives. Continue reading “Trauma and Peace”