Dear Community, Survivors of violence against their personhood have value regardless and beyond what has happened to them. Survivors of violence against their personhood are resilient, can become, and often already are, powerful leaders. And the time has come for us to be clear about what we stand for, and how we believe survivors should… Continue reading Dear Community: Follow The Lead of Survivors
Well my friends, it has been a little bit since I posted. I want to be very frank and honest with you about why. I really do enjoy being able to share some of myself with you, and the fact that it is so personal means that it takes time for me to prepare myself… Continue reading Preparation Time
“You see, all you really need to know is that sh*t is fertilizer.” That is the phrase that caught in my mind after listening to a master gardener explain to an enthralled group of ‘city folks’ how she grew such large vegetables. She talked about the growing process, tilling the ground, watering, and even harvesting.… Continue reading Settling for survival, or learning to thrive: part 2
"Even if you're on the right track, you will get run over if you don't move." -unknown- Life can be so devastating sometimes. For some of us, it has seemed like life just keeps handing us terrible set backs, over and over. We struggle and work at it, finally start moving, and then all the… Continue reading Settling for survival, or learning to thrive: part 1
Thriving Warrior is a labor of love, a space to highlight warriors who have experienced significant trauma and violence, and are learning to thrive. Carrying complex trauma in our being makes everything more...complex. Sometimes we need to hear from others that what we are feeling is not odd or weird, and see that we can… Continue reading Welcome!
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