We have surrendered to inappropriate mannerisms and we've cultivated mental illnesses. We have stopped loving life and we've started longing for whats after it. We've stopped caring about our fellow humans, as we think they fail to care about us, and we pray for each other in silence as we wait for this life to be over...
God must have seen he was getting tired. And a cure was not to be. So he gently put his arms around him; And whispered, “Come With Me.” With tearful eyes I had watched him suffer; And then I saw him fade away. Although, I loved him dearly. It wasn’t up to me; I could... Continue Reading →
Life often casts us in roles that we feel we cannot escape. Into lives that feel like their own alternative to our incarceration; Roles in the form of bondage from mental illness, a physical impairment, or anything else limiting our reach. A life in which our world is a prison cell sized realm of safety,... Continue Reading →
Recently I found out that the woman my husband had an affair and child with, the woman my children are now calling stepmom, would be around me more often than I'd prefer. The first thing my friend said as advice was, “Every time you see her, hold your head high and a wear a smile... Continue Reading →
We are women, we are not made to be hard, vindictive, selfish, or greedy. We are mothers, wives, and daughters. We are the backbone of every country. Without us, basic operations at every level of society would cease. But we do not continue those operations out of fear or obligation, we do it out of... Continue Reading →
All women, in abusive relationships (and those who are not) are the furthest from weak or people in need of saving you will ever find. Encourage openness, Celebrate the drive to reform. Express understanding, be sincere. Stop questioning why she’s fighting, stop making derogatory remarks about those who fight. Stand up in the fight, before the fight becomes a war.
I think we got so caught up in being grammatically correct we forgot the value of content and the importance of context. When we look at words and follow their sequence into creating sentences, paragraphs, and the stories they're telling, we are so focused on the appearance and placement of each letter that we missed... Continue Reading →
Because it's Sunday, and also because I finally made it to the reason for meeting when meeting with the Bishop!! Up until today we would meet, discuss life and scripture, and then it'd all of a sudden be too late for the interview so we'd reschedule, rinse, and repeat. But today we did it. Today, this... Continue Reading →
My alliance will remain, always, with the victim of its use.