Judgement and Truth

I wrote this over a year ago and never posted it. It's crazy to see how differently I feel and where I am today... I thought about re-working it and making it apply for me NOW but then realized that the raw power of it all would be gone. So often when I've been hurting,  I've read inspirational posts on how someone had felt the way I was feeling, but from a perspective of hindsight; of health and … [Read more...]

Latent Rebellion & Exercise


I love to exercise. I love pushing myself beyond what I think I'm capable of. I really did want to regularly post on this topic as my journey to physical and mental health continues. I haven't posted in a while because to be perfectly honest... I have nothing to brag about. :) I have no great new mile times, no new 5k's to share about and I gained some weight over the holiday after sharing how it … [Read more...]

To Love Myself: Papers


I've been lacking focus lately when writing. Between health, exercise and child issues I'm more of a rushing torrent than a steady stream and I'm beginning to feel the effects of it.  or is it "affects"? I'm a writer without a basic grasp of the language, but let's just add that to the list of things I'm forgiving myself for this today. :) Today is about bad news. Not horrible news, or … [Read more...]

To Love Myself: Living in the Moment

I sat in church, loving the quietness of it all, the feeling of being present and awake. I loved the sermon, a simple topic revisited with a life alternating perspective. The sun was shining in and it was peaceful. We were late to church, and sat on the back row. As I sunk into a without kids relaxation my eyes started to wander around... and then I saw him. He was probably a few years older … [Read more...]