Sincerely, Baby

Sincerely, Baby Baby, baby where did you go? I promise baby I tried to say no. I failed you, I lost you, I love you so. I worked to dispel all of their lies. Nothing changed despite my tries. Baby, baby it is all my fault. It feels as if you’re locked away in a … Continue reading Sincerely, Baby

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Sincerely, I’m the Ghost of Alicia

Sincerely, I'm the Ghost of Alicia I was born in The Summer of Love, 1967. But love was not enough to help my mother. No one helped her.  They told her that I would ruin her life. Me, a tiny, helpless newborn infant! My mother fought hard to keep me. She wouldn’t give up on … Continue reading Sincerely, I’m the Ghost of Alicia

Sincerely, Church: When Will You Start Empowering Women?

I grew up in conservative religious community. Guilt and shame permeated all corners of my life beginning with the dogma of the church which was reinforced in my home. When I became pregnant as a young single woman this was seen as a major scandal by the church, family and community in which I lived. … Continue reading Sincerely, Church: When Will You Start Empowering Women?