I didn’t have a choice of whether or not I wanted to be adopted. It just happened. I was taken home from the hospital hours after I was born and my parents have never stopped loving and caring for me since that day in June of ’95. Growing up, I cant remember a time where … Continue reading Adoption and the Gospel
Truth is what we seek Afraid of truth is our reality At least the reality that has manifested itself in my life. Words cut deep; more like words destroy. You build walls, homes, cities, empires to protect the inner most sacred parts of your soul. The first wall I built consisted of questions- "why'd you … Continue reading Elegy for failed relationships 2017
I hate when people pretend to be someone or something they are not. Putting up a façade, people can be the happier, prettier, all around better version of themselves fooling those around them. I say I hate this because, it is this very defense that people continue to hurt themselves and others. Refraining from being … Continue reading 11/25/17
A nonfiction piece by yours truly.
Depression, you tenacious beast, this ones for you. Oh how I wish you would relinquish your hold on me From the time I wake up to (let's be honest here) the time I get out of bed, your white knuckling must be exhausting Like 45 minutes I've spent laying in bed, I need to get … Continue reading October 1, 2017.
Lord, sever all the ties my heart has to the things of this world. Holy Spirit come. Give me strength to adhere to the Gospel in these hard, evil, wicked times. Make me love holiness and create in me a pure heart that chooses holiness- even amidst trials and difficulties. Amen. Lord, make me treasure … Continue reading Prayers from a great sinner.
Do you ever wonder? Why hot coffee gradually loses its warmth, why some days in the fall are colder than others, or why animals tend to gravitate towards shelter and heat in the winter? I mean there are obvious answers to these questions, but do you ever wonder why? What if coffee only lost its … Continue reading 5 minutes please.