Pictures capture moments in the present, not expectations of moments to come.
One by one, we gathered in the mountains, robbed of cell service and internet access. Our differences were easy to spot. Different ages, different professions, different races. We had the coffee drinkers and the tea drinkers. Those who worked with the elderly and those who worked with children. Women married for years, women in much […]
I super didn’t want to go to therapy yesterday. I didn’t follow through with some things my counselor and I had discussed at my previous session, and the night before was just awful, leaving me feeling absolutely guilt-ridden. I was having a little bit of the “what is the point of going if I don’t get […]
At some point in the past year, I became addicted to shame. I’ve neve been a huge fan of the Jonathan Edwards ideology where I am no more than a spider that God is dangling over the fires of hell. I shake my head at statements like, “God hates you.” Constantly examining my life to […]
I can’t sleep. I’ve been doing all of the things that I know to calm my mind, but it refuses to be at rest. I know what is keeping me awake. In a few hours, I’m heading to visit to the doctor to take steps to ensure that I don’t get pregnant again. And the […]