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If I could pick one piece of verse that best exemplifies sources that helped me in my journey of healing, it would be this verse, “The Journey,” by Mary Oliver. My counseling and consciousness medicine therapy work has changed old habits and patterns and obsessions and judgments and guilt and shames of my life. “The Journey” is my story too. I share it with you in case it rings a bell for you at this time in your life. If not, it may at another time, and here you will have it waiting for you, to encourage you. For every single one of you out there who knows the weight of shame, it is my intention that this site be a place of healing and hope and inspiration, and knowing that you are not alone.
Here also is an audio version, if you would like to listen to a reading of Mary Oliver’s “The Journey”