2020 has been hard. For everyone. I think the majority of us are eager to see it go and are slightly concerned about what 2021 will bring us. Because of this, I feel drawn to what my “non-New Year’s Resolution” for 2018 was. The same goal that I have for myself every day, every year. … Continue reading Non-New Year’s Resolution
Just Be You
He looked at me one day. I could see the genuine adoration that equaled the same amount of concern take hold of his face. He said to me, “Just be you.” Those three little words have stuck with me for the last two years. So simple, right? Just be you. Well, I learned something that … Continue reading Just Be You
Together They Have No Flaws
By themselves, they each may be flawedBut together, they are perfectShe watches him from across the roomMundane tasks he accomplishesShe smilesLife naturally comes with just as many reasons to smile as to cryIt’s their life together that makes everything worth itDays will come and goUnpredictable, always changingBut always exactly where they are meant to beWhere … Continue reading Together They Have No Flaws
Her Story; Recovering From a Narcissist
Her Story; Recovering From a Narcissist I’ve debated for the last three years on whether or not I should share this on my blog. It may be the most personal writing [and longest] that I have and will ever share. Do I allow myself to become that vulnerable? My only thought is that by sharing … Continue reading Her Story; Recovering From a Narcissist
Quarantine Madness and Quarantine “Resolutions”?
I'm not here to talk about Covid-19, politics, or whether or not I agree with the hysteria, bulk stocking, or reasons behind quarantine and social distancing. BUT... I am playing this fun little quarantine game with myself of "Quarantine Resolutions." Similar to the "New Year’s Resolutions" everyone makes for themselves.What does that mean? Basically, I … Continue reading Quarantine Madness and Quarantine “Resolutions”?
One of The Good Ones
She belonged with that mic and the guitar strings at her fingertips. She belonged right where she was in that café singing music that brought her peace even if her nerves were shaking her to her core. She belonged in her own skin, with her own thoughts, with the people that surrounded her. That listened … Continue reading One of The Good Ones
Living A Life, Realizing You Have Peace.
Today. Today was a good day. I haven't had a mentally good day in a few weeks. It takes having one to realize that you have been without.I have had good days. I have not been sad. Stressed, overwhelmed, happy; I have been all three of those things but I have also been missing out … Continue reading Living A Life, Realizing You Have Peace.
You linger. You linger among my thoughts A memory that travels throughout my days Tomorrow always brighter, the evening always darker Even the pain is a sweet reminder, the pleasure always greater You linger as your cologne does, fighting to hold on to the last strand of your old shirt That gaze of yours so … Continue reading You Linger
Easy is boring.
The life I live is not perfect, I have never asked for it to be.The life I live is perfect for me, in every way. It is chaotic and messy.It is like falling up a flight of stairs and falling into the arms of your love at the same time.One day, one week, one month, … Continue reading Easy is boring.
Forever, Humanity within the human.
I find myself pondering the deeper meaning of my own humanity, the meaning and value that I add not to this world, but to those that I surround myself with. The traits that uniquely belong to me and the morals to which I hold. I wonder how much my life has measured up to the … Continue reading Forever, Humanity within the human.