If…

All that matters is today and the “ifs” I face which will create my tomorrow.

Not Near Enough

The prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “near/far.” Use “near,” use “far,” use them both if you’d like. In fact, … More

Too.

…that soothing balm / For which / All our Sore Souls / Cry.

Hiding in the Pews

The author is uniquely qualified to bring his story to the table. Not only was he a “pew hider”, he was also a “pulpit hider”, and after a suicide attempt, he became an advocate for those struggling in the pews and a coach for the leaders of those churches who misunderstand, stigmatize, and ultimately bring harm to those in their care who suffer from mental illness.

Some Missing Pieces Aren’t Meant to be Filled. – #SoCS

Here’s the truth: we’re all incomplete puzzles and will likely ALWAYS be incomplete, even if we finally get our shit together with healthy spirituality, quality therapy and/or the right medication. In fact, spirituality, therapy and meds just help us deal with the fact that we have missing pieces and (hopefully) stop us from trying to fill those holes with unhealthy actions, relationships, or substances.

blackened quiet

knowing the nature of cycles is often all that moves us forward.

Unexpected Roots

One must learn to bask in Here’s Now Glow
/ Before sprinting to the Next Brighter There.

The Waiting

I’ve a video here waiting / To unearth what lies beneath.

Retreat

I’m going to retreat; It’s the only way forward.