Day 2 - Write something that someone told you about yourself that you never forgot. I was at a conference/retreat a few years ago where the theme was diamonds. It had to do with how are each truly a diamond on the inside. For some it may take years of digging, shaping and polishing, but we all have the potential to shine … Continue reading Shine Bright Like a Diamond
This quote is kicking my butt. There is so much truth to it, but it is still so difficult to write the words. There are stories to tell, yes, but what will they cost? I've already paid a huge price by just living inside of them, and while I cannot lose some of the same things … Continue reading They’re My Stories I’ll Tell Them If I Want to…maybe.
I don't remember where I heard that saying, but I have no doubt what it means. Do not pick a fight you are not relatively sure you can win. Imagine the internet is a bear (particularly the social media part). Do Not Poke the Bear. You simple will not win. You will be eaten. In … Continue reading Do Not Poke The Bear
When I was in the 6th grade, there was a girl in my class who already had boobs. Not just any boobs...D Cups. Seriously. We were 11. That was back in 1981 before everyone went through puberty early. I, on the other hand, did not have boobs yet. None, nothing, nada. Well maybe I was … Continue reading Boobs
The scars never seem to stop being sensitive. I feel empty. Then comes the pain. And the reminders that it has never really felt like anyone loved me as much as I wanted to be loved. I know that sounds selfish, perhaps a little silly, but tonight I don't care. I know God loves me … Continue reading Scars