The Aspen Way…

Welcome to The Aspen Way…

A place for process and story and thoughts that amble through the connections of body, soul, and spirit as we find our path to heal.

The Aspen Way is the blog of Living Aspen, a nonprofit helping women and men heal from abuse by addressing the needs of their body, soul, and spirit in healthy community.

Aspen are iconic; their stark white bark, black scars, nestled tightly in a grove. They are never seen alone because they are a colony, connected at the roots. All of the trees are really one tree.

Healing from abuse takes a unique combination of individual process within the safety and celebration of community. Much of healing is individual work with counselors. But the underlying truth is that abuse happened to us when we were in relationships, in community, with others. Therefore, the fullness of healing cannot be a solitary journey. We truly heal in healthy community, a community we may not know how to identify or how to trust. It is a journey, a long walk on a narrow path that many choose not to follow. But you have…

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The Aspen Way is the blog for Living Aspen, a no profit helping women and men heal from abuse by addressing the needs of their body, soul, and spirit, in healthy community.

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