Finding Peace

Let me tell you a little bit about my parents. They are stoic, caring, kindhearted, soft, world loving people. They both had difficult childhoods. They both overcame adversity, but suffered trauma. They are strong people. When my parents decided to start a family, they wanted their kids to have an amazing childhood. My parents held…

Why Did She Wait So Long

Shame kept me quiet… I was at the Salvation Army day camp. They would take groups of kids to various lakes during the summer months. My friend and I would go often to hang out at the beach. This particular summer, I was maybe 12. I had on my new swimsuit. It was turquoise blue,…