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These boots were made for walking

I never intended to use this pic…     This one is for my girls.  These legs of mine that have carried me through the unimaginable.  The legs that help me stand tall and forge forward no matter my circumstances. … Continue Reading →

Remember this.

I remember, as a little girl, seeing and hearing adults that once said “I love you” to one another scream and fight and say awful things.  Whether in shows or real life, even then, I knew it was not right. … Continue Reading →

Pain is personal

Four years ago I became aware of a local organization fighting against domestic violence called Samaritan House.  I had survived my own traumas in an abusive relationship as many of you know,  and so I accepted the invitation to an… Continue Reading →

UM-musings. To be unbothered by the storm

The sky is not bothered with a passing storm… it’s vastness and beauty unmarked by even the most ferocious tempers of the weather… it just remains, being the sky. You are a force to be reckoned with.  A vast sky… Continue Reading →

The hardest part of loving you, is letting go

Practicing non-attachment in life is mostly healthy. The less we attach ourselves to an idea, a person, a thing the less pain there can be if it ceases to be in our lives, basically. Trying it with our children, however…… Continue Reading →

Love her more because of me, from the man stuck in between.

I hope I made you love her more. I hope you see that your second chance broke me. I hope that you don’t take it for granted. I hope she has prepared herself that you will. I hope I gave… Continue Reading →

UM-musings

Mind your oxytocin, it can be the rabbit hole of love. I was listening to a podcast the other day in regards to why men and women fall in love differently.  Oxytocin (which has other very important roles but for… Continue Reading →

Soul mates make for a tortured love, they aren’t meant for that.

I learned years ago, from the book Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert that we have the definition of what a soul mate is, all wrong.  More specifically Richard from Texas says, “People think a soul mate is your perfect… Continue Reading →

I wish I could show you.

I wish I could show you, when you are lonely or in darkness, the astonishing light of your own being. -Hafiz This is one of my favorite quotes.  The rest I wrote for you and then when I was finished… Continue Reading →

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