iamjoyouslight

My Journey Home

A Child’s Attempt to Enlighten

Earlier today I responded to a post on my LinkedIn feed with what I had hoped would add a dimension to the discussion taking place, while maybe also providing a … Continue reading

April 18, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Two Sides of Me

I haven’t posted much these days, mostly because I’m struggling to find the light.  I’ve convinced myself that people come to follow iamjoyouslight because they’re searching for positivity and sometimes … Continue reading

April 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Possibilities

Maybe it’s because I’m in a new apartment – not just new to me, but new to anybody. Maybe it’s because it’s quiet, truly quiet, for the first time in … Continue reading

February 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

In the Land of Hopes and Dreams

In the land of hopes and dreams I rest tonight With gratefulness in my heart For all who made it possible To have this moment, live in this moment With … Continue reading

January 21, 2021 · Leave a comment

Illumination

Being a trauma survivor has been difficult throughout my life, but in particular these past four years.  The abuses and gaslighting served up by the 45th United States president and … Continue reading

January 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

Together We Are the Miracles

When I struggle to find the light, I look to others, for we are not alone – TOGETHER we are the miracles we need each and every day. Sometimes I … Continue reading

January 1, 2021 · Leave a comment

All the BIG FEELS

I’ve had a lot of what I call the BIG FEELS this year – RAGE over the killing of innocent people (in the streets and in the death chamber); JUDGEMENT … Continue reading

December 28, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Wonder of it All

Holidays can be so hard. Self-imposed pressures, along with those coming from others, can cause distress in our lives. The traditions of the season can seem more like a chore … Continue reading

December 26, 2020 · Leave a comment

Spreading Light in These Dark Times

Tears and sadness grip my heart on a daily basis for people I don’t even know.  Some would say “stop reading those stories” but I cannot look away.  More than … Continue reading

December 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

My Journey Back

I’m beginning to realize that most of the decisions I have made in this lifetime have been made out of fear.  As a trauma survivor, I’m told, that’s not unusual.  … Continue reading

November 25, 2020 · Leave a comment