Forever Grateful - healing from trauma, abuse and loss

Forever Grateful - healing from trauma, abuse and loss

I am forever grateful to my friends and GoddessLife community who consistently and gracefully root for me like I’m a champ and provide a gentle place for my tears and fears to flow. Though it’s only March, this has been an epic year of healing for me. When I set my intentions January 1st, I had no idea how they would manifest in my life. In the past, I have practiced a googleplex of healing modalities hoping to “let go of my old stories” of trauma, abuse and loss. After all, they no longer serve me, right? It’s frustrating that I spend my days empowering other women and my nights dancing under the stars in the cabin of my dreams – yet I intermittently still feel deep sadness from trauma, abuse and loss that happened long ago. This morning as I meditated and stretched besides my cabin's hills of green, I was thinking that I don't know if the sadness will ever go away entirely because I think sorrow is an appropriate feeling given the circumstances. A magical shift in how I am experiencing healing is afoot. Maybe the healing IS that I am able to feel sadness now and then AND that I am resilient enough to feel vs. being depressed or wanting to numb/self medicate my pain due to suppressed trauma. I don’t have it all figured out, but I do know that it takes a village to heal from trauma. Thank Goddess for the Internet and the connectivity it provides. Please know you are NEVER alone and there are always someone you can ask for help.

I’m Forever Grateful,

Dolphina

 

 

12 comments (Add your own)

1. Rhani Zerimar wrote:
It does take a village. Lately, I find myself crying to strangers over my situation. Even though I'm not close to some, they give me their full attention and for that, I am grateful.

Wed, March 23, 2016 @ 2:04 PM

2. Dolphina and Goddess Life wrote:
@Rhani Zerimar {hugs} sweet soul sister

Wed, March 23, 2016 @ 2:05 PM

3. Rhani Zerimar wrote:
Thank you!!! I need that!! ((Hugs))

Wed, March 23, 2016 @ 2:06 PM

4. Amanda Hope Holt wrote:
I hope I too can find the path to healing. you inspire me every time you post, I wouldn't have known you deal with these things had you not said so, which gives me hope for my own future!

Wed, March 23, 2016 @ 2:07 PM

5. Dolphina and Goddess Life wrote:
Amanda Hope Holt - I believe in you heart emoticon Let's heal together

Wed, March 23, 2016 @ 2:08 PM

6. Amanda Hope Holt wrote:
yes, let's! Thank you Dolphina!

Wed, March 23, 2016 @ 2:09 PM

7. Jerome Fortin wrote:
I am indeed truly grateful, to have met a wondrous and blessed soul, named Dolphina.grin emoticon

Wed, March 23, 2016 @ 2:10 PM

8. Maria Wróblewska wrote:
heart emoticon

Wed, March 23, 2016 @ 2:11 PM

9. Linda Alsdorf Brancato wrote:
Thank you for sharing that..you are not alone...I am not alone..

Wed, March 23, 2016 @ 2:12 PM

10. Dolphina and Goddess Life wrote:
Linda Alsdorf Brancato - beautifully said. xo

Wed, March 23, 2016 @ 2:12 PM

11. Dorothy Lowry wrote:
Love you darling. Sending up prayers for your beautiful self!

Wed, March 23, 2016 @ 2:13 PM

12. Karen Potter Fields wrote:
We are not alone and you are not alone. I pray over you and will continue daily. You are and have been my inspiration and my healing from the moment my mother gave me your vhs tape 💕

Wed, March 23, 2016 @ 2:14 PM

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