As I sat there on my knees, tears rolling, snot dripping, and my cat resting in front of me with one paw outstretched on my leg, I knew this was what grace felt like. Funny, because Gerdie (my cat), is a holy terror most of the time. We’re still getting used to each other. Me […]Read More Grace meows…uh I mean abounds.
It starts with the moment we arrive. The oohs and aahs. Then comes the name. From that moment on, words define our existence. The ones we speak and the ones assigned to us by others. We leave a mark on this world not merely by what we do but what we say. And when it’s […]Read More Speechless.
Let the hot water run over your brittle shell. Washing away the sting. It is the closest to comfort. The illusion of a warm embrace. You want it as hot as you can get it. Renew your body. Wake up the will inside that has frozen over. Each stream running its course into the drain. […]Read More Refuge.
Parents asked us, “if your friends jump off a bridge will you?” but maybe they should have asked would we jump if we didn’t have any friends. Journal entry: July 2018 I honestly can’t tell you why I wrote that five months ago. I have a feeling my anxiety and fear played a huge part. […]Read More Objects in mirror are closer than they appear.
Anyone have a thesaurus…or at least the app? If not you should get one, they’re amazing! Okay, now lookup the word ‘alone’. Abandoned, friendless, hermit, lonely, deserted…are we seeing the pattern? Being alone shouldn’t be seen as an issue. I can CHOOSE to be alone without being lonely! Have you ever went to a restaurant […]Read More Story of a Soloist