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“Silencing Echoes” Coming Soon


  "Silencing Echoes", which was the original name of my personal healing memoir, takes a look at the various ways we attempt to silence our painful echoes from the past, frequent with damaging effects on our health and spirituality as well as those around us. This non-fiction book is based on the parts of my… Continue reading “Silencing Echoes” Coming Soon

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Preface “Sneak Peek”


  A taste of my new book about silencing the echoes from the past.  I welcome all comments. Debbie "The above story is a preamble to the words contained within the chapters that follow.  A storytelling of sorts, that shows that even a helpless nine-month old child has intense feelings and memories of things adults… Continue reading Preface “Sneak Peek”

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Excerpt . . .


"It hadn't been safe to be authentic, to express thoughts and feelings openly. In a violent, alcoholic home, is wasn't even safe for the adults to do so. You learn to blend in, to accommodate, to be vigilant for cues of anger that often led to violence.  You hide so well you can't even find… Continue reading Excerpt . . .

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Excerpt . . .New Book In Process


"It hadn't been safe to be authentic, to express thoughts and feelings openly. In a violent, alcoholic home, is wasn't even safe for the adults to do so. You learn to blend in, to accommodate, to be vigilant for cues of anger that often led to violence.  You hide so well you can't even find… Continue reading Excerpt . . .New Book In Process

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Once Upon the Alter of Hope


"Once Upon the Alter of Hope" is a collection of the journals entries I wrote while I was healing from the abusive stories still living in my heart and head. It illustrates that by healing from the devastation of our painful personal experiences, we can actually begin to choose to not experience life as a… Continue reading Once Upon the Alter of Hope

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Silencing Echoes


Book in Process This non-fiction book is based on the parts of my life that not only hurt me the most, but taught me the most.  There are things in this book that no person on this earth should ever experience, but the primary focus is not on the horror.  The focus is on the… Continue reading Silencing Echoes