Every day this week, I will be posting an encouraging quote. My wish is that they give some hope.
An imaginary gun Exploding PTSD ammunition Detonating emotional triggers Bullets fly Aimed at my heart Direct hits Catapulting me into foxholes of deep despair Darkness entombs me As the pit swallows My soul into a six-foot crater An impossible climb for a paralyzed woman Depression […]
After months of submissions to literary agents and after dozens of various types of rejections, I’m on the second level cusp of possibly landing a deal. But the publishing business is subjective; so are agents. As I gather the materials I need to send to this agency, I […]
It must be so, lest all our sufferings be in vain, making life nothing more than futility. After experiencing nine near-death encounters, I believe in my heart that something beautiful awaits us. I will share two of them, the first and the last. In 1995, my leg spasms were so […]
I was speaking with a very wise young woman yesterday who is half my age, one of my closest friends and confidantes, and like a daughter too. We were discussing low self-esteem and self-confidence issues (two things I am working on in myself). These are areas (for […]
Originally posted on Nancy Jean Walker – Loving Life Fully :
For an instant after I wake up each morning, my bedridden condition reminds me of the horrors of my past, until someone opens my window blinds. The sun bursts into my room with no apologies. Each sunrise promises me…
It baffles me how quickly joy can turn into sorrow, but once again, I find myself drowning in a pit of despair because of one well-intentioned but misspoken word, at least to me, when actually it was simply an innocent remark. Trigger: hypersensitivity to certain words toss me into […]