That’s all I knew

I am not a fool I know what this is Even if I believe it I’m not ready to say it out loud. I spent how long freeing myself from indoctrination. Believing that all others were wrong— Going to hell wrong, I refuse to believe that; I refuse to push my faith on anyone dead... Continue Reading →

Life Perspective

Saw a homeless man walk by me today. Shuffling along, Lighter dangling in one hand. Pants holy and ripped to shreds Wearing a coat in unseasonable weather. And I thought, "Where does he come from? Where is he going?" And then I watched as he looked through a can of trash, Obviously hungry. And I... Continue Reading →

Learning to Embrace

Its true. I've spent most of the day reevaluating my life choices, namely the people I allow in my life, the way I allow them to make me feel, the way I want to feel, and the giant ass chasm between the two feels. And I've come to the conclusion that I need a stronger... Continue Reading →

What Would Happen?

One More.  These are words I need to hear, over and over and over again.  Sometimes the wisdom I leave behind astounds me.  It is surely the work of the Holy Spirit who knows how I write to remember.... ******** I was reading about fasting (since we are in Lent, I assume) and it impressed... Continue Reading →

One Step

Rummaging around my old writings the other day I came across a journal entry that I wrote a little over two years ago, pre-treatment, when I didn't believe there was a problem.  It encourages me and I think now is an appropriate time to share it. ******** I may not be a very good "practicing"... Continue Reading →

That 20 Mile Drive into Town

Every Sunday (well, every Sunday that I go), on the way home from church, I have the same thoughts. I am so happy at church.  I enjoy listening to the sermons and to talking with my friends and other church-goers after.  I feel free, welcome, genuinely myself. And then I leave. Now that I live... Continue Reading →

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