Monthly Archives: July 2012

More on Embracing the Dark Side

I had an epiphany yesterday morning while making breakfast about what happened to me last week and how it all ties in to a dark energy or shadow that we, as women and men, live with every day of our … Continue reading

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The importance of grieving

After reading a blog post written by my dear sister, Kira Moore, I was moved to write this little piece about the importance of both mourning and celebrating that which has passed.  I hope it doesn’t seem like rambling to … Continue reading

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Embracing the dark side

I think that the biggest lesson to yet be learned from the tragedy of 9-11-01 is exemplified in the darkness that was demonstrated in the recent tragedy in Aurora, Colorado, where, ironically, I first learned of the assassination of John … Continue reading

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SHE How I love to hear That three letter word Spoken of me. Deanna Joy  

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I need to be touched to know I’m real

I have been really hard on myself today and I probably will wake up tomorrow feeling quite differently but, then again, that is exactly what has been happening to me all week. Last night I went to dance and when … Continue reading

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Give me your hand!

I can’t understand how one anonymous remark delivered to me from some women in my spiritual community by a man I once trusted with my life but am not so sure now if I can ever trust him again has … Continue reading

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What do you mean “I was asking for it ?” Part deux

For those of you who responded to my post yesterday and who had the compassion not to use my post as a platform to express another way of viewing the situation and simply showed their understanding of how I could … Continue reading

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What do you mean “I was asking for it ? “

Yesterday, I got a real shock and it hit me like a ton of bricks. Since then, I have see-sawed back and forth in my feelings and, for me, the bricks are still falling, one after another. It seems that … Continue reading

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Deanna’s first birthday

It’s been weeks since my last post and in the meantime, I have moved once again, this time to share a house with a woman.  Also, last Saturday, the 7th of July was my birthday and I had not made … Continue reading

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