Out of the Darkness of Trauma. Intensive Supervised Release Conference State of Minnesota.

Thank you MN friends for your interest in learning about Childhood Trauma. Clink below for today’s presentation  https://www.dropbox.com/s/mr2h7cuolyefnqn/MN%20P%26P%20Trauma-Informed%20Approaches%20In%20Recovery.pptx%20%281%29.pptx?dl=0 Continue reading Out of the Darkness of Trauma. Intensive Supervised Release Conference State of Minnesota.

I will remember, Dad, promise. 

I have been thinking about my Father the last few days. I was thinking about him when I was growing up, throughout my life and remembering him at the end of his life. He was a character without-a-doubt, complete with a sassy sense of humor. He was born in Bridgeport CT, on February 26, 1929. This explained his love of New England especially freshly caught … Continue reading I will remember, Dad, promise. 

Healing Childhood Trauma-Eastbrook Church

Today I lectured on Adverse Childhood Events (ACE) to a group of Foster Parents at Eastbrook Church. There was one common bond among these loving brothers and sisters. Their mission is to be awesome parents to children whose life started in a struggle. God Bless these parents for their love, empathy and calling to care for these special children. Deuteronomy 6:6-9 “And these words that I … Continue reading Healing Childhood Trauma-Eastbrook Church

Childhood trauma leads to lifelong chronic illness — so why isn’t the medical community helping patients?

Originally posted on ACEs Too High:
When I was twelve, I was coming home from swimming at my neighbor’s dock when I saw an ambulance’s flashing lights in our driveway. I still remember the asphalt burning my feet as I stood, paralyzed, and watched the paramedics take away my father. It was as if I knew those flashing lights were a harbinger that my childhood… Continue reading Childhood trauma leads to lifelong chronic illness — so why isn’t the medical community helping patients?

Out of the darkness…A Heraldry.

This is a story of a grown man who first finds memories of his past in the middle of his life, that are filled with hurts and habits that he didn’t understand.  He is repulsed by the thought of parts of his life lost to something that he had no control of as a boy. Intellectually and emotionally he knows he needs to find self-forgiveness, … Continue reading Out of the darkness…A Heraldry.