Unanswered Prayers

I sat down to write a piece about how I have spent a lifetime feeling unsafe. It’s taken two years to strip away all the layers of the anxiety I have felt my entire existence. I am doing the work it takes to dig into my psyche and my soul, challenge thought patterns of theContinue reading “Unanswered Prayers”

I Am My Scars

“I am not a stranger to the dark Hide away, they say ‘Cause we don’t want your broken parts I’ve learned to be ashamed of all my scars Run away, they say No one’ll love you as you are” -From The Greatest Showman, “This is Me” by Justin Paul and Benj Pasek If you haven’t seen The GreatestContinue reading “I Am My Scars”

Dad and a Difference of Opinion

Warning, this may be a surprising read for some. It is not meant to be offensive.  It is simply my truth. I was raised Catholic, attending an all-girl Catholic school in my youth for 13 years. I prayed every night for the first 18 years of my life. I believed in God wholeheartedly. When IContinue reading “Dad and a Difference of Opinion”

The Dark

The week’s news was filled with the loss of two greats to suicide, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. In reading the coverage, the most informed sources reference the reality of depression. It is misunderstood by many, except by those who live with it.  Jenny Lawson in her blog and in her books, speaks often aboutContinue reading “The Dark”