Entries by Kathryn Bumgarner

Event | A Journey to Peace – Recovering from Trauma | Monday, June 24, 6-7:30 pm

Details Trauma leaves the nervous system dysregulated, and often overwhelmed and beyond the boundaries of tolerance, within ourselves, within our families, within our very being. Dysregulation interferes with the feeling of being fully alive, in many ways, including the capacity to experience a moment of peace, living, working, loving, laughing, resting from a place of […]

Memorial Day Sarasota National Cemetery

On this Memorial Day we acknowledge that freedom is not free. Memorial Day is in honor of those who died while serving in the armed forces to stop the global march of tyranny. My first  Memorial Day at a National Cemetery was at the Dayton VAMC, ten years ago.  I didn’t know there was a […]

Remembering 1968

Standing in the checkout line at the supermarket, my eye caught the title of the Time documentary, “1968 – The Year That Shaped a Generation”.  I was 16 in 1968.  I became a changed person that year. That was the year I would cry when I went to bed at night, the next morning, cry […]