But I learned – the very hard way – that if you never consider yourself, eventually you have nothing left with which to care for anyone else.
outer cold / exceeds my inner heat; / I never know what shape to take.
SoCS – Too Much On Your Plate?
Your Friday prompt for Stream of Consciousness Saturday is “on your/my plate.” Use it any way you’d like. Have fun! … More
Drove along, he did.
He doesn’t come / when you call / usually.
Self-challenge, and… go.
I still don’t know where to start.
I want to live with Insides Out / Is ever too much Out in doubt?
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.
Welcome to My Head
This was the first in a very irregular stream of video entries. I’m slowly uploading them to my site so … More
The Stickers Are Falling Off – #SoCS
I had to shed and escape a deeply entrenched belief (and lie) that I was only worthy of love because of my value to others.
You’re holding your breath again, Daddy.
pathway to peace
joy and grief often reside in neighboring rooms
I, too, have heard the call and understand.
past painter’s present
Now, we go inside to experience the past painter’s present.
her wedding lamp
She fell into his arms widespread, And trusted he would hold her fast. ‘Tis time to see her head and heart be wed.
the wedding lamp
No more does night descend with dread. Who knew you’d light a lamp when asked? I fall into your arms widespread; ‘Tis time to see my head and heart be wed.
that which does not kill us…
December morn – I’d end it all; Was not the plan – I went for broke.
The Kohns Man to my left… #SoCS
The Kohns Men have a profoundly deep inner world. Perhaps the Kohns women do, too. I can’t speak to that from personal experience, so I’ll stick to what I know.
Serenity Now! – Velvet Rage Skill #2
Yes, it turns out when Jesus tells us to “love your neighbor as yourself”, it only really works right IF YOU LOVE YOURSELF.
The Velvet Rage – Pre-Pride Ponderings
“Straight people don’t get a Pride Month!” Exactly.
Other creatures fly with far less hope.