Relationships and the Pursuit of Wholeness

Relationships, at best, are messy. M-E-S-S-Y. And I think one of life's rudest surprises for people is this truth. There are a myriad of reasons for this, and many far more qualified, better-spoken individuals have written books on the Why's. I'm not going into the Why, or what to do about it. I do, however, … Continue reading Relationships and the Pursuit of Wholeness

I Don’t Know What To Title This, But It’s About Suicide

In the wake of the suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain this week, all I can think about is that I wish a.) I could say THE thing that would stop anyone else from taking that final step, and b.) I could explain to everyone who's never suffered from suicidal ideation what it's like … Continue reading I Don’t Know What To Title This, But It’s About Suicide

Thoughts On a Higher-Mileage Body

I am not fat. I have fat. And I have fat because, like an unfailingly faithful, loyal and forceful warrior, my body never bought the lies. Not one of them. My body held the truth for me when I needed it buried in the abyss to survive it. My body has retained truth I tried to discard. Faithfully, … Continue reading Thoughts On a Higher-Mileage Body