Tag: Success

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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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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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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Today is the DAY!

  It’s a cool sunday morning here on the west coast of Florida. The sounds of birds and nothingness fill the air. As Chloe sleeps, I listen to my meditation music to clear all of my Chakras. Bella lies along

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Spiraling Atomic Being

I entered this world colicky, kicking and screaming. I entered this world of spiraling poverty through a broken teenager and her insecurities. I entered this world red and tired. I have no idea why. I have no idea what my

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The Voice

Sometimes, even in the worst situation, there is a “lite of inspiration” that would otherwise never happen IF you did not have the experience of pain. Sometimes, the abusive relationship is needed to further your journey and to give you

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Sunshine

I woke up with Bella’s snout under my chin and Chloe’s hand on my forehead. The sun was peeking through our curtains brightly and I realized that it was time to make coffee. I didn’t get up quickly as I

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Chains

I woke up this morning in tears. I was in a very deep, very real dream enjoying dinner with someone who was very near and dear to me. I slowly, over the years opened my heart and tried to be

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Fighting for HOPE

It’s a wonderful feeling to start over. I got up, made a small coffee, Gluten Free Pancakes and admired my home. I am in love with my house, my community and all the work that has gone into making this

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