Secreta Secretorum~Latin For~ Secret of Secrets Iterative Consequences Our family lineage has been progressively and compulsively disintegrating in the wake of my grandfather’s actions. Many in our family tree have immersed themselves in drugs and alcohol to numb the pain that resides as a latent malignancy. The cycle of suffering has manifested itself consciously and unconsciously. […]
Joni candidly shares insight into how life abruptly shifted, and when it did how those alterations were multi-faceted encompassing emotions, passions, dreams, well-being…in short, her reality took on a new face…and it wasn’t always pretty.
Viae Errantia ~ Latin For ~ Wandering Roads Generation of Awakening Wandering roads manifest in a multitude of form; literally and metaphorically. My wanderlust is rooted in understanding the mystery that is ever before me which proliferated my Seeker’s avidity. Paradoxically, I have come to accept that great questions are an introduction to doubt. “Learning […]
This morning I awakened with the sunlight beaming through our window, I immediately became aware of everyone who is suffering. In our area of Nebraska, the flood waters are impinging into personal lives with a fury. It will be the end of a particular way of life for those who have been devastated by the […]
somnium longissimum ~Latin For~ longest dream Generational Dreamers “Once upon a dream, I fancied fairy tales and fantasized the type of life that little girls believe someday might be theirs. I held in my heart that my true love would arrive on a white horse and whisk me away to a happy-ever-after-life in his castle where […]
Who is this scrivener that writes this esoteric discombobulation? What is he saying in this jumbled melee of words… What is it with his epexegetic discourse of terse and often exotic pontifications? Oh, wait… I’m doing it again, aren’t I? Let’s try this once more… Who is this guy who writes in an English language […]
Possessio Ventus~ Latin for ~Inheriting the WindProverbs 11:29 Generational Inheritance Welcome to the fourth installment of My Mother’s Story and Mine. I offer you, the reader, an invitation to follow the path on which I have labored in making sense and finding meaning of my maternal family history. This solemn narrative has developed as I […]
Edictum Doloris– Latin for ~Manifesto of Pain Generational Shame The following poem was penned by my momin the wake of her Evangelistic father’s abandonmentwith his sister-in-law Pearl, a member of his congregation. The poem suggests mom lived with Basil and Pearl until she ran away at age 16.Basil continued the cycle of abuse against those […]