I’m already cranky as I️ leave my apartment this morning. I’m not looking forward to being carsick, and I️ have been dreading this day for weeks, because I️ was not ready to deal with grief again. So I️ held it together. I️ slept in the car, and I️ kept myself stoic as we entered into […]Read more "raw sessions: funeral thoughts "
I was talking to my Sponsor and this is what came out of it. I remember sitting still after I had said the words out loud, tears of wonder gathering behind my eyes, while my Sponsor smiled knowingly: “The worst pain I’d ever experienced thus far was having made my mistake and having gone back […]Read more "prodigal daughter"
This has been a season of gritting my teeth in anguish to keep from screaming out loud. I’ve experienced heartbreak, betrayal… I’ve watched yet another loved one pass away as I watch yet another one fade away. I’m watching friends’ hearts shattering to the floor, and I’m watching people who I love deeply experience deep-seated […]Read more "raw sessions: even when it hurts"
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To the lover of her soul, She betrayed you. She was cruel to you. She forgot you. She spat on your outstretched hand, and walked away from you. She was like Israel and was unfaithful to you. She sought refuge in the hands of other lovers. She lost sight of you. She spiraled until you […]Read more "Hosea 2"
How marvelous it is that His mercies are renewed every morning. This season has been difficult for me. I’ve battled bitterness, loneliness, insecurity, pain… I’ve elbowed my way through this transition and have fought God long and hard about this new season He had placed me in. But in the midst of that, I let […]Read more "marvel (a raw, but more joyful session)"
I wish I could say this new season in life has been a whirlwind of fun and adventure. I wish I could say things have been easy, that life is seemingly perfect in this tucked away little pocket of the world. But in all honesty, this is one of the roughest transitions I have ever […]Read more "the truth"