Lame Explanations for Trauma

All sorts of people get PTSD. One group is relief workers. And, as I would hope you can understand it’s easy to, well, understand. Only, I don’t think you truly can. One thing I’ve learned in my brief 48 years is that most of us just don’t want to know let alone understand. Not knowing…

PTSD and Religious Counsel

Welcome to June, which just happens to be PTSD Awareness Month. For those of you just joining the party, I have PTSD. I was diagnosed shortly after I left my ex and was finally able to seek help for myself. Being diagnosed with PTSD was painful, though I guess I shouldn’t have been surprised. I…

De-Conversion

This is mostly in response to @therobstargram on Instagram. He asked some questions so here are some answers. You’re welcome to read even if you aren’t Rob. 😀 As with any sort of life altering event, the events leading up to it become clearer the further out we get. In my case, it seems clear…

Review (of Sorts): Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2 **spoilers**

In which Starlord loses his religion, he and the Guardians kill god, and I narrowly avoid an anxiety attack triggered by the torture of Baby Groot. I took the kids to see Guardians of the  Galaxy, Vol. 2, for Mother’s Day. It’s one of our new traditions to go to the cinema each month. We…

Mother’s Day 2017

I can’t tell you the peace of mind that comes from not having to skip church. I have always hated church on Mother’s Day. The pastor waxes eloquent on how wonderful and loving mothers are and how God gave them this predisposition. While I sit in the pew remembering how my Christian mother broke toys…