Oh, the Burdens We Carry

It’s one thing to own your mistakes. It’s quite another to allow them to define you. To continue to carry them long after the lessons have been learned. … More Oh, the Burdens We Carry

You Ask Me How I Made it Through the Darkness?

And there amid the darkness, I saw a brilliant light, burning through the shadows, with strength to win this fight. I heard a gentle whisper, the sweetest I’d ever known, “I’ve got you now, My beloved child. I’ll bring you safely home.” JN Fenwick  (© 2019-22) Why do we only become open in our hour of … More You Ask Me How I Made it Through the Darkness?

Becoming My Own Champion

One of the things I did during the first few months into my recovery was to write letters to myself six, nine, eighteen, twenty-four months into the future. Handwritten and sealed in envelopes, they became lifelines. Poignant reminders of how far I’d come. Encouragement to continue the journey. I read them often. Below is an … More Becoming My Own Champion

Winding Roads of Faith

I write words of faith and affirmation daily. Most of the time, I write the words as though I am speaking to my daughters, passing on the wisdom and grace God has so generously given to me. Sharing the words has become as much a part of my recovery journey as my faith. They are … More Winding Roads of Faith