Tagged with PTSD

Fear and Freedom, part 3

Read part 1 and part 2 to catch up. Beth (Moore, but I feel like we are on to first names now) defines bondage as anything that keeps up from the life God has for us.  Some of those things are small and some are big.  Sometimes we break free pretty easily by connecting with … Continue reading

Fear and Freedom, part 2

Last Monday I started therapy after spending nearly a decade with the involuntary fear brought on by PTSD.  Read part 1 here. During the fall of my senior year of college, I studied Spanish in Costa Rica, living with a host family, walking to the National University Monday to Thursday, then traveling through the country … Continue reading

Fear and Freedom, part 1

Last Monday, I started therapy. Therapy is important, even essential at times. And yet, starting it, and telling others that you go (if you decide to tell) feels vulnerable. Strong-vulnerable, but vulnerable nonetheless. The story of therapy starts about 6 months ago with a southern drawlin’, big haired, ‘girlfriend let me tell you what’ experience.  … Continue reading