Who am I?

In the book Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, by Lewis Carroll, we have a conversation between Alice and the caterpillar trying to answer this very question, who am I. Let us join the conversation: “The Caterpillar and Alice looked at each other for some time in silence: at last the Caterpillar took the hookah out of its mouth, and addressed her in a languid, sleepy voice. ‘Who are you?’ said the Caterpillar.  This was not an encouraging opening for a conversation. Alice replied, rather shyly, ‘I — I hardly know, sir, just at present — at least I know who I … Continue reading Who am I?

Healing Old Wounds With New Stitches

We are all too fixed on wrecking ourselves rather than bettering ourselves. Meggie Royer, Healing Old Wounds With New Stitches. Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it.” — Helen Keller When we think of emotional trauma, we often imagine it as a specific moment that forever alters the character’s reality, but wounds can present in a variety of ways. It’s true that one may develop from a single traumatic event, such as witnessing a murder, getting caught in an avalanche, or experiencing the death of one’s child. But it can also come … Continue reading Healing Old Wounds With New Stitches