Note from the author: I almost didn't share this, out of concern for those who would feel triggered, and also because I was protecting myself. Sharing my own suicidal thoughts, worries and emotions comes with the burden of worrying everyone around me, but a very wise friend reminded me that way of thinking is exactly [...]
When it comes to faith, there are far more uncertainties than strongholds, but there is something I know to be true.
Each month I like to provide my readers a list of inspiration for writing. This isn't meant to be a checklist, or even a daily challenge. Take from these what you will. If you want to write every day, there's a small thought for each one in the month. If you'd rather pick and choose, [...]
Moving to a new city, there are a lot of unknowns. When I graduated from college in 2014, I followed my then boyfriend (now husband) to Atlanta. I had a good job there, and we were happy, but I didn't find the friendships or community connections I needed. After just shy of two years there, [...]
March 1 Writing Prompt: List three goals for March: Plug back in: Since the start of the year, I've disengaged from my routine, from my local people, and from my passions. I have't been writing as much, or reading. I haven't spent more than 20 minutes on my mat since our honeymoon, and my body [...]
To say I feel loved today, it just doesn't cut it. Do you ever wake up and just feel so sure, so reassured, and steady that you just breathe and enjoy it? At this time in my life when things are ever-changing and busy, these moments of clarity are so few and far between that [...]