Gift of Light

"Let your smile change the world, don't let the world change your smile."




I've been hurt mulitiple times by him. Mentally I have thrown flags with the pain he has given.  Just then I get notified he is in the hospital for heart failure... Before this pain I was the one who rushed... Continue Reading →


8 months and numb. I remember everything as if it was yesterday. I remember the pain as if it were yesterday. I feel numb.  No tears. No smiles. Just numb. I have a life ahead of me and it is... Continue Reading →

Through the eyes of their daughter…

I was watching this video of a woman sharing her story as a survivor. It had me thinking... Although I feel I am in the process of healing and moving on I question myself if the verbal abuse I went... Continue Reading →

Of course it’s my fault

He questions why I don't contact him to say hi...he talks shit about how I distanced myself. The crazy thing...HE pushed me away. I didn't just wake up one morning and just think to distance myself from my own dad.... Continue Reading →

It’s Possible and YOU are NOT Alone

We left our session and I can share relief. Although I have shared my story to close and loved ones to hear it from another person I feel relief. You know we enter this world recognizing these faces we grow... Continue Reading →

You Miss it BUT You Don’t Fix it

Although I did not like the way my parents were situating things our relationship was fine a week ago. It wasn't the way it was years ago but it was to the point I was able to feel comfortable to... Continue Reading →

Victim’s of Domestic Violence

  Do they yell at you? Do you catch yourself doing things a certain way just so they don't get mad at you? Have you noticed your family has been pushed away from you? Well just know what you are... Continue Reading →

What Is It That Is Hiding Under the Pain

I am 23 years old... I am currently going to school and work full time at a school which I LOVE. When I am working with kids it makes me forget about EVERYTHING. Having been moved out and taking my... Continue Reading →

You didn’t listen

Hey dad, so I started my senior project about¬†homelessness...I'm going to be going to the food bank with Karen and she's going to show me around and...."Text the girls to bring pants as we have sliding practice."¬†Alright. As much as... Continue Reading →

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