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I Am Nothing (And That Is Something)

By Kev Minh Allen As I reached the age of 40 last December, driving through northeast Oregon and California on my way to Reno, Nevada, I was so tempted to stop the car on the side of the highway, get … Continue reading

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Coming Home to Self – The Adopted Child Grows Up – Part II

I recently wrote a quick post about “Coming Home to Self: The Adopted Child Grows Up” – a book I began reading several months ago that examines the effect of early separation on the development of adoptee sense of self, and … Continue reading

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awareness in healing

A wise woman I know reminds me often that she cannot fix what she doesn’t know is broken. My personal philosophy on healing follows a similar line of logic. Healing begins with awareness. Shedding light on the truth of any … Continue reading

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reconciliation and return

Sitting down to write my first blog post in what feels like a lifetime, I feel nervous, a little apprehensive, but mostly hopeful. Roughly six months have passed since I last wrote. So much has happened. I’ve dreaded trying to … Continue reading

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