I was pondering it as I read Turk Evan's The Storyteller. My digital library had NPR's 2016 Guide To Great Reads out and this looked interesting so I checked it out . It is a beautiful picture book with a story within a story, reminiscent of Sheherazade. It takes place in modern day Morocco where … Continue reading A Brief Thought on Hope
I can do this. No matter what, I can do this. I won't be afraid or ashamed because I can do this. Earlier, the thought of this brief moment of rest ending, of me having to face my demons again made me sob uncontrollably. I didn't want to do this. I didn't want to do … Continue reading For When I Feel Like Falling Apart
I am so so tired. Recent events have exhausted me over and over. They're the type that fit the phrase "out of the pan and into the fire". It's something that I can never ever truly convey or fully explain nor is it something I ever will. It's enough to say that it's been a … Continue reading I Made A Huge Leap Forward
Today, I leveled up. I'm seriously so happy about it. There were so many dark thoughts swirling in my head today, but I know from experience that if you give them an inch, they'll take the whole space. I want to release fear, not feed it. So this morning, I thought to myself that I … Continue reading Self-Love Is A Form Of Love
I really really want to enjoy my life more. For so long, I have lived with my fears weighing down my shoulders. They were dark spots that clouded my vision and kept me from seeing the world as it was. My life was so full of "should haves" and "why am I doing this to … Continue reading I Want To Live, Really Live.
I finished my last post, but I kept thinking. There's more I want to add and I was starting to edit the post, but I figured it's best that I keep them separate. I need to stop trying to change what I've said and instead focus on what I will say in the future. Sometimes … Continue reading I Am My Own Worst Enemy
In my life, there have been many times where it felt as if the darkness would overcome me. In those moments, it was not fear or anger that saved me. It was love. It was light. It was letting go of all the things that bothered me and using them to grow and move forward. … Continue reading No One Can Stop Me