Posts Tagged forgiveness


I’m Reaching Out and Asking for YOUR Help

Teresa Lynn here. It’s spring in 2017! Where the hell did the time go? I have been riding the roller coaster of fear and excitement as I’ve crept closer to simply jumping into the space of expansion and embracing the next phase of my own healing journey.  As I found myself closer to creating the […]

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How can you tell if you have truly Forgiven?

42 Days of Teresa – Day 33 When you wonder to yourself about where you may be on your road to forgiveness, how do you self assess?  For me, the litmus test I use is to take a quick look at something specifically related to your trauma. Take a few breaths. Pay attention to your […]

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My Father Friend requested me!

42 Days of Teresa – Day 32 Can you believe that?  My father, my abuser, casually sends a Facebook friend request to me. No message or context. Truly it happened months ago but I’m writing about it now.  I can say that it surprised me. Then, the strangest thing happened that surprised me even more. […]

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Married to an Addict

42 Days of Teresa – day 23 If someone were to ask what it is like to live with an addict and wonder how to cope inside of the relationship, I’d say mostly this: I was married to an addict. It’s a classic tactic to end the fight with violence or threat of violence and […]

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Be your own Valentine.

42 Days of Teresa – day 14 Healing comes with remembering self love. It would seem that our “worst” relationships bring us back to this simplicity. Without them would never know our full capacity for resilience. Through the challenging experiences, we journey though an evolution of our own self awareness to a point where we can […]

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Triggers. They’re everywhere now.

42 Days of  Teresa- day 12 I have seen so many articles, Facebook feeds, posts and conversations around the use of warning people about trigger warnings. Has it gone too far?  I put trigger warnings on many of my posts to help those that are here to make a choice of self awareness.  I don’t […]

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Examples of Forgiveness

Tonight I had the pleasure of watching the movie Invictus with my son.  I had seen it before but I had the pleasure of sharing a bit of the story about Nelson Mandela and his journey of forgiveness.  He truly represented what it could mean to be be persecuted and still keep an open heart. […]

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Orgasms and Shame during abuse.

42 days of Teresa – day 10 ** Warning ** Some of this content is graphic. It may have trigger issues for some. Please read this only if you are in a good place emotionally. Opening up about my childhood sexual abuse has been a long and healing journey.  Once I got to the point […]

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