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You belong here.

I’ve debated for days whether or not I should write this. It may never be seen beyond the glow of my computer screen, but I think I need to say it. Perhaps for myself more than anyone else. These past … Continue reading

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Holding space.

I started reading John Steinbeck’s East of Eden this week. (I know, I KNOW, I should have done this a long time ago. I’ve heard it. I get it. I know as a writer this shouldn’t be so, but sometimes … Continue reading

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Dear Mamas.

Dear Mamas, I am not one of you, not at this point in my life, but I know you well. I’ve been watching and listening and while rarely do I feel it’s my space to jump in and speak on … Continue reading

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Crawl if you need to.

My sweet friend, You are brave, but life is hard. I get that. Somedays the walls that keep you safe will feel like prisons. There will be days when the rain that cleanses your soul will threaten to drown you. … Continue reading

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We are whole.

  Last week I woke up, rolled out of bed and posted the picture and caption above onto Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. To be honest, I didn’t think too much about it. (Which may be a glimpse into some of … Continue reading

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I Want to Freaking Know.

WARNING: This post has not been edited by anyone other than myself, it’s my stream of consciousness straight from the worn out pages of my journal and therefore there are surely improper comma usages and such, as is my default. … Continue reading

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Keep Showing Up to Your Life.

Keep showing up to your life, I whisper in a borderline prayer, coaxing myself from the safe haven of my sheets. There are mornings I don’t want to get out of bed. There are mornings when my anxiety feels like … Continue reading

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I Can’t do it Alone.

I can’t do it alone. This isn’t a fact that I prefer to readily admit, although I am certain at least 89% of you whispered “duh” under your breath…while perhaps the other 11% remain as disillusioned as me and think … Continue reading

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Do You Want to Get Well?

“Explain it to me; in those moments, that feeling, what is it? Is it more physical or mental?” he asked over dinner one night. “I’ve never experienced anxiety, it doesn’t make any sense to me.” I was crushed. This was … Continue reading

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I Surrender: THIS IS HAPPENING.

Dear Friends, The fact that you’re reading this means one thing: I’ve lost my battle. What battle? …This battle: “I will never, ever go on Young Life staff again.” I cannot tell you how many times I’ve sworn those words. … Continue reading

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