Object Lessons

 I can tend to compulsively manage my life. I do this in three areas especially: finances, recovery, and school. If you've been reading this blog for a couple months, you know about the financial stress I put myself under. Each thing has its place, and each place has its thing. As I told my therapist …

when words vanish.

I've taken to writing posts after I've been through an EMDR session, and this week is no exception. However... some things are too private to share so publicly, and I don't quite know what to tell you today. Secrets are meant for the closest of friends.I feel tender, broken open. Like a cantaloupe split down …

Heart-Silence

I am coming to appreciate the value of silence. I don’t mean just silence in the sense that there are no words. I mean heart-silence.Some people, when you tell them your emotional state, what you’re experiencing, respond with advice or suggestions. I’ve noticed this for awhile, and it comes in several forms. When I was …