Tag: Trauma

V&E Tribe: Lessons from the Church of the Phallic God

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Originally posted on Ebben Wilde:
I am 14 They tell me if I loved something too much, the almighty God would take it away. He would give me the ability to love something so fully, so fiercely, so deeply and pure turn around and smite me with his jealousy. It’s ok to love, but don’t…

Untold Stories and Acceptance

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This morning I was struck by the realization that while the internet can be a volatile and scary place, there are some people who have discovered safe little corners where they can connect with others and feel safe enough to share their lives and their stories. I find sharing online tremendously difficult and often feel embarrassed by it,

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What It Was Like

Originally posted on Ebben Wilde:
Ode to my lost child What was it like? It was like my soul cramping and ripping itself from my body. It was a fire in my loins that I didn’t want to put out. I couldn’t put out the flames. I’d rather take the burning from the inside then…

The Second Coming

Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere The ceremony of innocence is drowned; The best lack all conviction, while the worst Are full of passionate intensity. Surely some

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