To the one that feels irreparably broken; part two

To the one that feels irreparably broken; part two

It is important for me to share that I am still in daily pain as I write this. I still suffer from chronic migraines. I still wrestle with depression and anxiety. I still experience high emotion days. This is part of my linear reality. This is part of my truth. I am...
To the one that feels irreparably broken; part one

To the one that feels irreparably broken; part one

It is likely that sometime in your life, someone impressed on you that you were broken. Perhaps this was said with words, perhaps it wasn’t. But this idea was instilled in you from the time you were young, and then repeated until you were conditioned to fully believe...
The Empath’s Journey

The Empath’s Journey

Always, on my life’s journey, For as long as I can remember, The “other” has assigned me a role. The consummate friend. The submissive woman. The good Christian. The sacrificing mom. The helpful neighbor. The one to take the blame. The one to come to...
Survivor

Survivor

What did I ask of you? Any of you? When I went through my dark night of the soul? Did I ask you to listen? While I vented and railed? Did I ask you to fix me? Help me? Save me? Did I ask you for anything? …Anything at all? Even though you looked at my pain, Just the...
The Lie They Told

The Lie They Told

I was told you were a traitOwned by an immortalGiven to jealousy & rage From the beginningYou were black and shadedDark ink, ominous skies You were hopeWith pending doomJust a narrow escape I was told you were free-For a price Unconditional-Depending on me...