The Right Person

We’re all just working it out as we go. Living this life, hurtling through time and space at an unsustainable pace, we press on. We don’t know where we’re going, and even if we’re in the presence of good company, there’s no denying that our journey is our own. Our search for meaning and for […]

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Forgive

It’s not always easy to brush it off. I’ve tried to write this post twice. It’s not that I don’t like what I’ve written, I just know that I can do better. I want to write the post that this topic deserves, as it seems more important than ever to be able to forgive others, […]

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Advice

Sometimes, all we need is a piece. Decisions in our lives are a constant, but some are big enough to make you doubt yourself, to make you pause, and wonder if you’re capable of making the choice on your own. We might want to consult someone else. We want to make sure we consider the […]

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Floating and Doubt

I’m not sure why this scene is playing in my head, but I’m going with it. —- And I’m there, floating on top of the water, as small waves move me around rhythmically. I let the water carry me where it will. I could do so many things. I could swim a little bit, get […]

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Shedding Your Skin

There is no turning back. Change is not something that’s always easy to grasp, or even to notice. Sometimes, the changes are big and dramatic, like someone having a baby or moving to another place, and it’s clear that some aspect of your life is different than it used to be. You realize it when […]

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Who You’d Want

I can’t offer much, but I can understand. My social anxiety has improved, but there are still moments when it makes itself known. It knows when I haven’t been paying attention to it, when I’ve let my guard down, and it strikes when I’m vulnerable, uncomfortable, feeling the least like myself. Those moments have decreased […]

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The Wilderness

At a certain point, you realize you’re leaving the path. One time, I got lost in the woods. It was nighttime, and I won’t get into too many of the specifics, but I will say that it was terrifying. I looked around, and all I could see were blackened trees, shadows, and a sprawling darkness. […]

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