Monthly Archives: December 2010

Why on Occasion Are My Reactions Extreme?

I recently had an experience (which I realized I had had many times before) where my husband acted a certain way and I reacted in an extreme manner.  For purposes of illustration, I will give you the script. I was … Continue reading

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How Much “Soul Space” Do We Have for Christ?

Today my husband, David, and I viewed the Carl Bloch exhibit at the BYU museum of art.  It included several altarpieces ensconced behind “faux altars” constructed especially for the exhibit.  There were chairs placed in rows in front of these … Continue reading

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Using Creativity To Battle PTSD

The following is a guest post from Michele Rosenthal’s wonderful blog HealMyPTSD (see links) Interview with Lille Diane, an artist: How has creative expression helped you on your healing PTSD journey? I’m still working to make sense of PTSD, my … Continue reading

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Leaning to Trust Again

One of the most important things we can learn in this life is to trust God.  That is also the hardest thing for a person with PTSD to do.  Trust is almost permanently impaired by experiencing trauma.  Trust in God … Continue reading

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Discovering and Defining Who We Are

Discovering and Defining Who We Are My therapist, a very wise woman, has told me that in order to completely negate the power that PTSD has over one’s life, one must “reframe the past,” taking what we see as disasters … Continue reading

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