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inner child | inner child

sherrie-theriault's picture
Jun.20.2013
June 20       Who is Who       Remake the bed for the restless child in you who sleeps better if attention is paid to the small kindnesses.  Placating her saves you the sound of her plaintive cry.  If you teach yourself or allow yourself to grow fond of her,...
margie-marybelle-mckinnon's picture
Mar.30.2013
 When I was in recovery, I discovered that our emotional maturity stops growing at the age when our abuse began. I first viewed this with disbelief. After giving it much thought I realized that, although I hated to admit it, my emotional maturity level had been stuck at the age of thirteen,...
cynthia-brian's picture
Nov.29.2012
  The remarkable true story of the transformation of Carolyn Sherman-Collins who triumphed over years of sexual abuse and almost thirty years of drug addiction, the book, Imagine Me!,  is proof that the road that looks like a dead-end can turn the corner to new life. As Carolyn says, "I'm...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jun.19.2012
  June 18   CLONING DAYS     The novelty of sobriety causing sweet days wore to gauze and I attempted control.  I cut, pasted and sutured elements of good living in an effort to make 24 hours of personal perfection.  I was so sure I could replicate these jewel like...
jacqueline-mitchell's picture
Apr.10.2012
You know when we were kids, we made lots of wishes, and dreams.   As we have grown we have stopped doing that, bogged down in the responsibilities of life at times, our wishes become, I wish I had more time to do some things that I wanted to do.   I wish I had more money, I wish to be...
sherrie-theriault's picture
Jun.20.2010
June 20       Who is Who       Remake the bed for the restless child in you who sleeps better if attention is paid to the small kindnesses.  Placating her saves you the sound of her plaintive cry.  If you teach yourself or allow yourself to grow fond of her, this child...
patricia-struntz's picture
Apr.25.2010
It wasn’t until I was enrolled in a personal growth retreat that I discovered something deeply unsettling: my inner child had gone missing. With each exercise in which we were to close our eyes and visualize our inner child, I was left with a blank screen. Panic was building in my heart. With...
patricia-struntz's picture
Apr.25.2010
It wasn’t until I was enrolled in a personal growth retreat that I discovered something deeply unsettling: my inner child had gone missing. With each exercise in which we were to close our eyes and visualize our inner child, I was left with a blank screen. Panic was building in my heart. With...