Recovering The SelfA Journal of Hope and Healing

Reminiscing With Recipes: Homemade Hobos

by Patty Fletcher We’ve all got great childhood memories about learning to cook with someone. Whether a parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle or favorite family …

Everything Sad Is Untrue

by Meredith Leigh Burton Sometimes, a book appears that is unique and defiant of genre conventions. Books of this sort can be discordant, incoherent messes, or …

My Wedding Dress

by Abbie Johnson Taylor It was a mauve color. Reaching to my ankles, it had long sleeves and a low neckline. Kathleen, my sister-in-law, bought it for me as a …

Polly’s Pantry – Creamy Chili Chicken Bake

by Polly Hensley and Patty Fletcher June 16, 2021 Patty Fletcher: Not long ago my daughter Polly and I enjoyed a week-long Mother’s Day visit, during which …

Bereavement Counseling – What to Do When You Need One

Guest Blog There comes a time in a person’s life when you experience the demise of a loved one, and your response to this loss is grief. Getting used to this …

How Muses Are Healing Me

by Julie Mariouw I can hardly remember what it was like before they came. I just know that one day they showed up during a workshop I was teaching. It wasn’t …

Who likes to Cook? – The Disabled View

by Trish Hubschman Some people enjoy cooking. Some don’t. I’m amongst the second group. Luckily, my husband is a great cook, or we’d be eating grilled …

Searching for the Right Words

by Jo Elizabeth Pinto My seventh grader has a good friend who lives on the next block. The friend forgot a book at our house last week. We went out of town for …

Cribbage, 1971

by Abbie Johnson Taylor “Nine in a crib, oh boy,” Grammy says, gazing at her hand. “You wouldn’t know a crib from a rattlesnake,” Granddad quips. …

Overcome Adversity to Live Better

by Karen L Hughes Life is our World Stage. We never know the hand we are dealt nor what we will do with our deck. Even when we try to shuffle it, we sometimes …

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