...remember one thing only: that it's you-nobody else-who determines your destiny and decides your fate. - e.e. cummings As of today, another summer break is upon me. I sort of feel like it's more my vacation than T's to be honest. We talked about time off earlier in the summer and it worked out so … Continue reading summer break–part 3
Month: August 2018
I felt limp and betrayed, like the skin shed by a terrible animal. It was a relief to be free of the animal, but it seemed to have taken my spirit with it, and everything else it could lay its paws on. -Sylvia Plath I was finally able to tell T what's been going on … Continue reading it’s complicated
is it time?
I am in the mood to dissolve in the sky -Virginia Woolf Do you ever get that feeling where you feel something so deep, and it’s on the tip of your tongue and you’re hoping it’s going to spill out in conversation somewhere but you just can’t put your finger on what it is so … Continue reading is it time?
what got me to here–part 4
Family is supposed to be our safe haven. But very often it's the place where we find the deepest heartache. -Iyanla Vanzant How much of a parent is passed on to their children? We know our hair colour, eye colour and facial features are all a result of inherited genes. But what other parental traits … Continue reading what got me to here–part 4
trauma is carried across generations
If we know where we came from, we may better know where to go. If we know who we came from, we may better understand who we are. - Author Unknown If consciously we cannot talk, unconsciously, we act. That's the difference. So if we are not allowed to talk about the things that happened, … Continue reading trauma is carried across generations
Three things cannot be long hidden: The sun, the moon and the truth. -Buddha Growing up I was told I shouldn't lie because if I did, my punishment would be worse than the lie. I was also told that it was unacceptable to question anyone older than me, for they were always right and I … Continue reading truth