Belonging

"Don't we all want to belong?" -Anberlin You know what is the best thing? When you spend time with someone and the simple moments jump out at you and suffuse you with gratefulness. Those moments alone are enough to provide some simple healing to a lifelong story of isolation. I feel like I understand the …

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Skydiving and Suffocation

Sometimes loss isn't even death. Sometimes it's loss of self, or loss of relationship. Or both. That's what this piece is about. Skydiving and Suffocation I was being ripped apart, from head to toe. My flesh was being seared and shredded like a paper kite gets shredded in a gale. My wings were taken. I …

Breathe. Open.

"Breathe. Open." and I was holding my breath in trikonasana. burning with tears in warrior one, with arms stretched backwards and my chest to the sky. "Breathe. Open." There I was again, this week. Buried under the grim face of a soldier on the way to battle. The battlefield? Life. "I'm supposed the be the …