Tag: Self Love

Rustie speaks at the Unity Church in Dover, NH/

12/31/17 at 10 AM   Please come join us at the Unity Church in Dover for a wonderful talk by Rustie MacDonald, International Author, Radio Talk Show host, Single Mother, and survivor, on Healing through the Storm. How do you

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Emotional Quagmire

There are certain things that I can not articulate after years of abuse. There are certain things that we survivors hold close to our hearts.  Including our want to have you in our hearts. We lock our needs up. We shut down.

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Sunday Funday

I woke up this morning super early. Why? I guess sleeping in on Sunday is not an option. 3 AM came and poof! Eyes wide open. I snuggle into my pillows and pull my quilt up under my chin. I

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Writers bleed

I woke up in searing pain. I had something stuck under my eyelid. As my eye slid back and forth, the thing scratched my fragile cornea. My eyes watered in hopes to remove whatever this foreign object was. My eye swelled, tears

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Irma & a Shelters Tale

It’s around 2 am on Saturday morning. I am laying in my bed filled with anxiety. What should we do? I am a full-time single mom and I work a lot. I have always had to make the tough decisions and

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The Eye of the Storm- A Harsh View

As I sit here watching Irma and Jose race to see who will hit us first, I wonder how many other folks in my life really understand the value of this perspective. I wonder if those of us who have

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Chapter 11: Dreams

“The greatest achievement was at first and for a time a dream. The oak sleeps in the acorn; the bird waits in the egg; and in the highest vision of the soul, a waking angel stirs. Dreams are the seedlings

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Chloes Fundraisers!! PLEASE SUPPORT

Chloe’s Specials Chloe’s Specials are for a very special 12 yr old girl in Florida. Chloe is very talented and these kits are designed just for her. Part of the sales will be donated to her , as well 10% of

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As I walk through the Valley of Darkeness

  I love the night sky and can tell you how delicious it is viewing from several thousand miles above the ground. I watch the lights on the streets turn on as the sun falls swiftly behind the horizon. It’s

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Peaceful Dragons

Sundays have always been my favorite day of the week. Chores are generally done and I refuse to work on Sunday. Usually, Chloe and I pack a lunch and just drive in some direction and explore places we have never

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