April 14, 2019

I wrote this piece a little bit ago, and reading it over and over has been a part of my continued healing.  In honor of April being sexual assault awareness and prevention month, and in honor of my healing, I'd like to share it with you.


March 30, 2019

It's that time of year again, and oh what a difference time makes.  Here are some thoughts this year on recovery on

World Bipolar Day!

Bipolar Disorder used to have me
now I have Bipolar Disorder
as in I have it by the reigns
I control it, instead of it controlling me

March 1, 2019


Today, March 1st, is Self Injury Awareness Day.  Today is a day I am celebrating because I am walking free from shame from my own personal self injury scars.  I am celebrating by sharing my story and bringing awareness to an issue more peo...

December 20, 2018

My dear friend told me during a conversation in the middle of the night, "you're the boss, you get to decide"... that empowered me a lot and a stream of words began to flow from my finger tips and later out of mouth... these are those words.

I’m the boss and I get to de...

October 13, 2018

I would like to offer a sneak peek into my new book of poetry, Testimony: Poems From the Heart.  This is Beauty for Ashes.  I do not normally do this, but I would like to give you some back story to how God laid this poem on my heart and the looooooong journe...

September 30, 2018


The wait is FINALLY over!  Testimony: Poems From the Heart is now available on Amazon.com.  This collection of work has been a long time coming...

September 10, 2018

Listen.  Pause.

  Seek truth.

September 3, 2018

"Untitled"- a celebration of change on the horizon and the joy I feel because of it

My body and mind has been released

Now I can say I’ve been set free

Free in Him is free indeed

And that is all I really need

I have stepped out of my past

That had me locked down tight

Where I...

August 16, 2018

This is for all of us, young and old and in between... this is my wish, my hope, my dream for all.

May we hold on to the innocence that says we can climb trees and not get hurt, even after falling and breaking bones

May we hold on to the joy that comes from the anticipat...

July 22, 2018

It is well with my soul

because despite the cracks

He has made me whole

it is well with my soul

because even through the constricted breath

of panic and angst I have the breath of life

I’m not thankful for panic and anxiety

but I am thankful that I’m still alive to experience...

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