I Refuse to be Undefined by Trauma

Just who is Shirley J. Davis?

Rising from the Flames: My Story

I have risen like a Phoenix from the flames that made me who I am. This is my personal story.

The Road Less Taken

Inspiration for moving forward in recovery comes from many places, even poetry. This is my story.

Life is Fatal

Death is inevitable, so why not live?

I Deeply Apologize

I am so sorry. I meant no harm, but that is what I have done.

Further Words on Making the Decision to Live and Not Be Miserable

A further explanation of just what the hell I was talking about

Embarking on a New Adventure

Leaving the past in the past takes courage. Walking into the future does too.

Who Will Speak for the Children?

***Trigger Warning*** For a highly emotionally charged post.

Only Honesty Can Save Humanity

Humanity stands deeply divided. Truthfulness may be our only hope to survive as a species.

The “Yes” Movement

It is time for us to open a dialogue about female sexual predation. Just say "Yes", and start a movement that will hopefully end this tragedy.

The Search for Happiness

We humans spend our lives looking for happiness on the other side of the fence, what if is right in front of us and we won't see it?

Some Words of Wisdom from Me to Others Living with Dissociative Identity Disorder

Living with DID can be difficult, but there are ways to make it easier. I offer some pearls of wisdom to those who will listen.

How Should We Celebrate Our Veteran Heroes

We should honor our veterans and their families, not just one day, but 365 days a year. We should honor them with not just our words, but with our everything.