.underneath

You ask me where I come from. What I’ve done. Where I’ve been. Who I am.  I could write about my childhood…. growing up in a household with parents who don’t know what love is. With siblings that follow suit. I could tell you about the endless days and nights where I cried alone inContinue reading “.underneath”

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.broken toys

The little girl who grew up too fast Always picking up the mess after others… She learned to be a servant first And not to forget to wear her plastic smile She played with beaten down toys And grew up surrounding herself With broken boys Always hoping to fix them… She didn’t realize until itContinue reading “.broken toys”

.invisible light

In the midst of an endless night Was a sliver of invisible light It grew as my faith in it did And as much as I envisioned it enveloping me It overflowed from within… Before long the night had disappeared And the invisible light shined so bright That it escaped through my eyes And intoContinue reading “.invisible light”

.time and change

Right when I thought I knew who I was…. as quickly as the tides change, I realize that just today I am different than yesterday. Its crazy how quickly we can morph into something we never thought we would. Not necessarily because we are opposed to it, but because it was never something we thoughtContinue reading “.time and change”

.she is not me

I love going through my journals, and the endless piles of tattered notebooks that fill my heart with nostalgia, love, pain and sometimes with peace…. An array of emotions usually come over as I live out the memories in my mind that inspired the words and scribbles. Sometimes it’s a smile or a tear, sometimes it’s gut wrenchingContinue reading “.she is not me”

. the trail

An ocean of sadness that swallowed her whole. Questioning her sanity, she began to fall… Deeper into the rushing waves of sheer madness and pain. Always, she wondered… If it would be the same. She didn’t know just what to do… So she clenched onto her dreams, wishing that they’d all come true. She leftContinue reading “. the trail”

.responsibility

Blaming anyone or anything for the things that transpire in your life is a sure way to slow any kind of healing or growing both emotionally and spiritually. BLAME gives you a reason to excuse yourself from the responsibility of the ups and downs of your life. Not everything that has happened to you orContinue reading “.responsibility”