National Human Trafficking Awareness Day Human trafficking exists. It most certainly, absolutely, without question exists. It does. Everyday. Everywhere. How very sad is that. How do I know trafficking exists? Because I've spoken to, interacted with, listened to, walked with, and sat beside many women who were (are) trapped in human trafficking, specifically in sex trafficking. I've … [Read more...]
RESCUE at SOLSTICE — and a song for sharing.
This powerful article has been written by TRibe: We offer our polyphonic version of this beautiful song — ‘Rescue’, by Lauren Daigle — as a prayer this solstice for any dissociative trauma survivors who have known, or continue to know, the horror of ritual abuse at this time of year. May the message of this song bring you comfort. May its grace give you the courage to do the difficult system work … [Read more...]
Were you with me a year ago? How about the year ahead?
Did 2020 change your life? I didn't know it would, but 2020 has most definitely changed MY life, no doubt. Plus, it's been a YEAR since we had P4 2020! A full year today! Can you believe it? It's already been a year since our first annual P4 DID Conference. Where has the time gone.... Friday night, 28 Aug, we had our live Art Display, opening the P4 DID Conference with amazing bursts of color. Covid … [Read more...]
The Spiritual Battle Fought and Won by Dissociative Trauma Survivors
Zurcaroh's Aerial Dance When I first watched Zurcaroh's Aerial Dance** -- in the video embedded below -- I was genuinely so overcome with deep emotion that I cried! For me, Zurcaroh was able to show a perfect picture of the spiritual battle fought by dissociative trauma survivors. This dance showed, for me, how good defeats evil. I had to watch this dance a few times over -- it was so incredibly powerful … [Read more...]
Noise Pollution and Sound Trauma becomes Psychological Torture
Noise Pollution and Sound Trauma as a form of Torture Have you ever experienced noise pollution or sound trauma? Those are my words for it, and in my definition, sound trauma is an overly long, extended exposure to a loud, uncomfortable, grating, penetrating noise. For that matter, I suppose the noise / noise pollution could be quieter, yet when it gets repeated extensively, it would still be effective … [Read more...]
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