To The Younger Selves

Have you ever wondered if there was a way to skip through all of the emotional drama and frustration of day to day life? A way to shortcut through feelings of loneliness, worthlessness, and an overall sense of drudgery? Then this book is for you. To The Younger Selves is a book written by me... Continue Reading →

The Prison That Crumbled

Maybe you have noticed, or maybe you haven’t, but the direction of my story has  changed so much in the last year. I had been living in a place of victimhood; I felt like I was a victim in my own story, and because I believed that narrative about myself, it really was true. After... Continue Reading →

Not So Brave

“They mentioned that you aren’t very good at parking…that it makes sense you haven’t been driving a lot”, Gabe said, as we climbed out of our beat up Volkswagen. We were just getting home from the gym, only then recovering from a session of frustrated bickering. I was already on the verge of anger and... Continue Reading →

Last Night…

Disclaimer: I'm not editing this; just posting Last night, Gabe and I were in a pretty intense conversation over something mildly ridiculous but had been causing me to feel somewhat manipulated over the last few years. While we were talking, Gabe was going to put out some recycling (I honestly don't even know what he... Continue Reading →

Trauma Series 6: Loss of Self

Most likely you know what you like and maybe you have always known.  Like, who your favorite band is, what kind of clothes you like to wear, what sort of movies and shows you are interested in, etc.  Most of us have spent our whole lives developing our likes and dislikes, learning from experience and... Continue Reading →

Being Real: A throwback post from 2010

I wrote this in 2010...and I am reposting. 🙂 I’m not entirely sure why my fingers are slipping across the keyboard, spilling out some of my deepest thoughts, but I hope that maybe—somewhere out there—there’s someone who can benefit from what I feel is pressing against my heart. I can sense God’s presence in my... Continue Reading →

Trauma Series 3: Depression and Anxiety

Depression.  Anxiety.  Two words that sometimes leave us cringing, feeling like no one will understand or we will be judged and possibly not taken seriously.  As an adult, I have struggled with depression far less than I did as a teenager and college student, but sometimes it still strikes unsuspectingly.  However, the difference between my... Continue Reading →

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