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The Twelve Steps

The trail is completely covered in tufts of fluffy white snow that sparkle in the morning sunlight. As I maneuver the slippery cracks and ruts of the route, I notice the trees are still blanketed in heavy snow but that … Continue reading

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Running Away from the Violence [Part 2]

I’m not a psychologist or a therapist or any kind of mental health specialist — but most of you reading this probably know that. I would never presume to know how to diagnose or treat a person with mental illness … Continue reading

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Running Away From the Violence [Part 1]

Tears streamed down my face as I drove home from work to pick up my kids on Friday, December 14, 2012.  I had just spent hours watching the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting unfold via Twitter and Facebook.  There were … Continue reading

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