Creating a Nurturing Voice Within

by Kristin Mitchener In reading Beverly Engel’s Healing Your Emotional Self, I have remembered so many specific events from my childhood that had been lost for years. These were interactions with my mother that really affected me then. I can feel and smell and see my frustration and anger and...

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Unconditional Love

By Cestiny Crowther I chose to share this poem today as a reminder to anyone who may need to hear it. We all make choices that we are not proud of and we all make mistakes that cannot be fixed. No one is perfect and yet we are loved more...

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My Inner Critics

by Mary Ellen Collins How does my inner critic show up in my life? She yells at me. She shows up when I have made a mistake, and I couldn’t get away with it if I tried. She always tells me what I have done wrong. She never calls me...

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Path

by Marisa Saenz What happens to you when life takes a turn for the worse? I, personally, get emotional. Most of the time, I have difficulty communicating effectively. Of course, who can? It’s times like these that most people are concentrated on surviving the hour or day. Sometimes just eating...

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Mirror Image

by Dottie Menkhaus Occasionally I will take a moment and stare at myself in a mirror and smile. It has nothing to do with vanity. Sometimes when I catch a glimpse of myself in a mirror, I see my mother. As time marches on, I start to see the same...

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I Am His Child

By Cestiny Crowther When you grow up in a mess, you tend to be a mess, attract messes, carry a mess around with you and cater to thoughts that are a mess. I remember when I started to write this, I was very angry with being compared to other women...

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STARTING A MOTHERLESS DAUGHTERS GROUP

By Mary Ellen Collins Step 3 – Telling Your Story Go here for Step 1 and Step 2 We each have a story to tell. Our life’s experience – our book—so many chapters. Think about your story and how you would share it with someone else. Telling your story takes...

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Motivation

By Marisa Saenz “How can you be so bold to help others when you have so many issues yourself?”, says the critical voice inside my head. Lately, I have had a difficult time with motivation. Whenever I start a project, whether it’s going to the store, reading of favorite book,...

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