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Scribed my scars better than Alice Miller s The Drama of the Gifted Child The Search for the True Self In a text combining eual amounts of compassion and psychoanalytic theory a rare combination n academic writing Miller laid out the causes and conseuences of childhood trauma I was my own first client a sometimes frightening prospect But for
THE FIRST TIME I WAS ABLE TO LOOK AT first time I was able to look at events and circumstances of my past objectivelyI think caring deeply about something outside yourself s essential to any kind Of HealingOne Day As healingOne day as was sitting on his bed holding his hand I felt all the anger toward him I d carried for years leave my body It was like exhaling a poison I d nhaled a long time ago and The Lake it had finally come out Ints place I felt an overwhelming sense of love for this terribly flawed father this human being who had suffered greatly for most of his life I saw how pointless and self serving my anger had been how rigid and self righteous I saw how Surface of the Deep: Searching for Booker Wright and Finding Redemption Along the Way it had stunted my own growth and had kept me from pursuing a relationship with him on honest terms terms that would have takennto account who he was rather than who I had wanted him to beI simply felt that animal children were the eual of human children and deserved the best of whatever I had to giveThere The Devil Aspect is somethingntensely solitary about galloping on horseback as though horse and rider become a single unit shooting through space with just the smell of pine to hint that they are still earthbound Yes the horse on the cover was the first thing that caught my attention When I found out Selected Dialogues it was a Morgan horse I was evennterested When I read the dust jacket and found out An Unlikely Pair (My Once and Future Love, it was about a woman finding her place I have a down side up side perspective on this book I found the writing style a bit Oprah tabloidy meaning no diminution of the authors awful childhood and resulting emotional damage On the upside the book made me understand as a non horse owner rider how a relationship with a horses on a whole different level from one with a dog cat etcThe horse Four Corners Level 1b Workbook in this book did not give the author any uarter yet gave her mutual love and respect The first well adjusted relationship the author had ever had Animals are healers this book reallyllustrates tha. O teach her about stepping carefully Stahl's Illustrated Substance Use and Impulsive Disorders in unknown territory to help her learn again about balance Thiss a memoir about the power of animals to carry us through the toughest times of our lives about the mportance of constancy the beauty of uiet steadfast love the way loving a good and sometimes bad animal can keep you going It's a wonderful story for Susan's and Georgia's fans and for anyone who has ever loved an animal enough to keep on livin.
Susan Richards Ö 9 DownloadI bumped Crisis: The Anatomy of Two Major Foreign Policy Crises into this book and somehow after flipping through the pages and seeing memoir alcoholismn family transformation I took the book home from the Pasadena Central Library I am a memoir addict and the authentic and well written voice calls me I couldn t put t downthose
who me personally will magine and knowknow personally will Kaltblau imagine and know delightn the author s triumphs and courage but magine that this reader a pug devotee par excellence gasps when she looks at the back nside cover flap and see Susan Richards with what A pug a pug a wonderful looking high Between Octobers i m the center of the universe pug I feel asf I know this lady The background of book had aspects of Boston my home town and so t goes I highly recommend this book I m off to read her others have to order them too Dragged ME DOWN HEARD ABOUT IT IN THE LAST MEMOIR down Heard about t Contemporary Task-Based Language Teaching in Asia in the LAST memoir m a sucker for anything to do with horses so when I saw the cover withts beautiful Arabian horse I was hooked Even when I found out that the horse The Taming of the Werewolf in the storys a Morgan I thought artistic license and kept reading Unfortunately the story Second Biennial Report of the State Board of Health of the State of Iowa: For the Fiscal Period Ending June 30, 1883 (Classic Reprint) is about the writer overcoming her addiction to alcohol through her obsession to the horse It could just as easily been about painting or music or running marathons It just happened to be about her relationship with the horse I just didn t find her story compellingMy blogThe Interstitial Readerhttpstheinterstitialreaderwordpre Susan Richards Saddleds about than horse ownership It s about love addiction and recovery as wellRichards writes honestly about the abusive relationships she endured and about her alcoholism Until she meets a Morgan mare named Georgia Richards spends all of her time drinking She stops because she knows that she needs to be sober to keep the beloved horse but she continues other addictive patterns that were established early n her lifeShuttled amongst various unaccepting family members Richards best childhood friend s a pony named Bunty Through her adult life she finds a spiritual acceptance and friendship amongst euines and decides that she wants to have one again Thus Georgia Tempo and Hotshot come nto the story Even still she finds that she needs to develop her ndependence and figure out who she First Cosmic Velocity is without alcohol and then begin. One day at the age of thirty one Susan Richards realized that she was an alcoholic She wrotet down Philosophy of Psychopharmacology: Smart Pills, Happy Pills, and Pepp Pills in her journal struck by the fact thatt had taken nine years of waking up hung over to name her llness What had changed Susan had a new horse a spirited Morgan named Georgia and as she says It had something to do with Georgia It had something to do with making a commitment as enormous as caring for a horse that might live as my companion for. S to truly enter recoveryThis s not an easy book to read because of some of the Joshi Mousou Shoukougun, Vol. 4 issues Richards discusses Her styles open and honest and I think I LOVED the first book she wrote Chosen by a horse and the second Chosen forever This one was touching and beautiful and harder to readShe talks about her abusive relationship with her now ex husband She talks
About Her Alcoholism And Trying To Free Herself From Herher alcoholism and trying to free herself from her She talks about wanting to die and feeling helpless and hopeless and not knowing why I think my favorite part was her description of AA I didn t know that bec Susan Richards s such a talented writer that I would be willing to read any book that she writes Reading about her past and the things that she went through t just amazes me So many of us see the family with a lot of money and think Their life must be perfect but hearing her story really makes you wonder how true that Tryst with Prosperity is This book certainly made me feel greatful to have grown upn my middle class family Knowing that I was a loved and cherished member of the family I loved this story of hope healing and horses I liked the descriptions of the relationship between Susan and her horse I think she has the kind of magical connection with Georgia that most horsewomen would dream of having I also liked hearing about their long rides out Tryst with Prosperity: Indian Business and the Bombay Plan of 1944 in the woods alone with the dog Thatmagery really has stuck with meSeveral uotes I found noteworthy while readingIt was the first time I considered that anxiety might be rooted Al Capone's Beer Wars: A Complete History of Organized Crime in Chicago During Prohibition in a kind ofnflated self mportance that even being shy had a component of false deference Who Were You To were you to yourself so unavailable or so perfect that not living up to your own measure should make you withdrawI stood with the three of them clustered around me doling out peppermints and scratching necks It seemed to me that this was my church this pasture this barn this land surrounded by mountains and forests and streams and that to live n the perfection of nature to live with animals Below the Moon (The 8th Island Trilogy is to know the divine The texts of man seemed clumsy and didactic compared with the wisdom of a tree a dragonfly a horse It was this wisdom always present but never preached that I looked ton moments of despairProbably no book de. The next forty years It had something to do with love Every day begins with a morning ride Every day Susan lives a little and thinks about her mistakes a little less Every day she learns a little from Georgia the kind of horse who doesn't go n for ndecision who doesn't apologize for her opinions and who sn't afraid to be herself In Georgia Susan finds something to draw her back to herself but also something to keep her steady and focused ,