Disarmed

She found herself in the throes of something cosmic–a purity of heart emanating from the center of her chest.  She could feel lightness take over as the shadows of yesterday receded from her heart and mind.  She stood in silence, allowing the feeling to wash over her.  It was foreign yet beautiful–the antithesis of the … Read more

No Knight in Shining Armor

Having been the product of a divorced home, as well as a witness to my parents’ toxic relationships with second spouses, one would think that traditional notions of romance and rescue would not have permeated my world view. In retrospect, I see that the dysfunction and chaos of my childhood drove me closer to the … Read more

Shedding Anger

Who is forgiveness for? Is it for the object of forgiveness, or is it for us?  Over the course of my life I have suffered many circumstances which brought me to my knees in fear, grief and rage.  I felt trapped in those feelings for a large portion of my adult life.  To me, forgiveness … Read more