Safety and Vulnerability in a Dangerous and Fertile World: A Meditation on Incarnation

An excerpt of my latest post on the Feminism and Religion website:

Feeling safe again is often the healing and elusive aspiration of a person like me.

I have been living with the deep and cellular residuum of sexual trauma for most of my life—over thirty of my going-on forty-six years.

For many years, the grief and shame of losing my innocence cultivated an intense orientation to life’s doing. Safety for me back then was activity, noise, frenetic schedules, and a constant soundtrack to my life that meant I never had to be quiet with myself. Safety was in the predictable metrics of success that I could use to measure my self worth. I never had to stop and admit that I didn’t feel safe, ever. (Read full post)



Warning: Undefined variable $commenter in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/loop.php on line 659

Warning: Trying to access array offset on value of type null in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/loop.php on line 659

Warning: Undefined variable $aria_req in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/loop.php on line 659

Warning: Undefined variable $req in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/loop.php on line 659

Warning: Undefined variable $commenter in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/loop.php on line 660

Warning: Trying to access array offset on value of type null in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/loop.php on line 660

Warning: Undefined variable $aria_req in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/loop.php on line 660

Warning: Undefined variable $req in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/loop.php on line 660

Warning: Undefined variable $commenter in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/functions.php on line 164

Warning: Trying to access array offset on value of type null in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/functions.php on line 164

Warning: Undefined variable $aria_req in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/functions.php on line 164

Warning: Undefined variable $req in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/functions.php on line 164

Warning: Undefined variable $commenter in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/functions.php on line 165

Warning: Trying to access array offset on value of type null in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/functions.php on line 165

Warning: Undefined variable $aria_req in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/functions.php on line 165

Warning: Undefined variable $req in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/functions.php on line 165

Warning: Undefined variable $commenter in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/functions.php on line 164

Warning: Trying to access array offset on value of type null in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/functions.php on line 164

Warning: Undefined variable $aria_req in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/functions.php on line 164

Warning: Undefined variable $req in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/functions.php on line 164

Warning: Undefined variable $commenter in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/functions.php on line 165

Warning: Trying to access array offset on value of type null in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/functions.php on line 165

Warning: Undefined variable $aria_req in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/functions.php on line 165

Warning: Undefined variable $req in /home/marmou21/marciamountshoop.com/wp-content/themes/marcia2016/functions.php on line 165

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.