Tag: Single Parent. Women

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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Another Year

It’s a stunning and humid Sunday here in Florida. I certainly can state that for the first time in 20 years, I am grateful winter is coming. It will be nice to have the 75-degree weather that I so love. It

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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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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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Self Actualization

  As we continue this journey, I learn more and more about my strengths. My Weakness. My needs and my wants. I have learned over the last 12 years, that I cannot handle violence, anger or hate. My soul has

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Consequences & Responsibilities

I sit here writing as I do every day and allow myself to wonder about what is and where we are as a world. I look at my daughters eyes and wonder how she will survive if we continue at

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Oh, my word? Anger!

I write often and maybe not very well, but I write. I write and blog, even though I don’t think very many people read my thinking or feelings. I still write. I write my thoughts, my feelings and my perspective.

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