Flight

Your cheering squads were liars when to my knees you could not bring So in the might of jealousy, you tried to clip my wings But my joints are made of teflon and the feathers forged in steel So when that didn’t work, you worked my mind hoping I’d kneel You told me I couldn’tContinue reading “Flight”

Grief: Kid’s Book Narrative Idea

Ideally, each kid’s book will have one word that it is focused on and an animal with that theme word so the book can be picked up used by child of any nationality. For this book, Grief, I imagined Giraffes as the characters instead of people. I’m channeling a bit of my younger self inContinue reading “Grief: Kid’s Book Narrative Idea”

Church Hurt: Moving on in Peace without Losing my Faith

For years I tried to balance out not getting therapy with doing religious activities in a sisterhood of churches I attended for almost a decade. The last of these churches I attended before leaving the organization entirely was always active in some way. Small group bible lessons on fridays, church on sundays, one on oneContinue reading “Church Hurt: Moving on in Peace without Losing my Faith”