I had an issue with a friend that took days to resolve. It was the kind of disagreement that could damage a years-long friendship. While processing it all, I became even more upset and decided not to talk about it. But then I realized, if I held onto the anger I’d continue to be sick. It wasn’t until I felt backed into a corner … Read More Poison
A few weeks ago I was diagnosed with Covid-19. It’s been a roller coaster of sorts with the kind of ups and downs that are hard to explain. While talking to a friend who I see regularly on MarcoPolo, she said I don’t look sick at all. But I can see sickness in my eyes. I feel it in my body when I walk … Read More Survivor
Tonight while on a call the facilitator asked for prayer requests. Over and over again I rehearsed my prayer requests only to decide not to speak. And then she asked again. And again – and again and every time she asked I bit my tongue and hid my requests in my heart. After others had shared their prayer requests, she shared her own and … Read More A Double Portion in 2021
My last year in college I dated this guy and for the most part he had his life together. I remember questioning what my purpose was in the relationship because I couldn’t help him. It’s as if my value (to myself) was dependent upon how much I could help him. Fast forward some years later when I graduated with my master’s degree. There was … Read More Save Yourself
I used to cry when I couldn’t get in contact with my mom. Sometimes days would go by without a returned call and I was convinced something bad happened and I would cry. Then we’d finally talk to each other and the cycle would start all over again. Eventually, I decided it was the phone that was the issue so I bought my mom … Read More Where is Your Faith?