Impossible Illusion – Part 1

The week leading to my book launch (which was wondrous) and the week after was rough, for lack of a better word. With tear filled eyes I sent a text to a dear friend and the conversation that followed was very raw, very real. I spent the next several days reflecting on that conversation and … Continue reading Impossible Illusion – Part 1

Brighter Than The Darkness

April 19th marks the anniversary of the last time I planned to commit suicide. It's been ten years since then. Today I'd like to share something I've spoken about before with the hope that it reaches the person who needs it today... For far too long I sought the approval of others and set my … Continue reading Brighter Than The Darkness

Secrets of a Sinner

I've cried I've prayed I've tried Yet nothing's changed All the pain still feels the same Are you happy God? Are you entertained? Feels like I'm about to burst Might be better to become one with the earth They say we're born to die And I've tried three times Yet death I cannot seem to … Continue reading Secrets of a Sinner

The Green Sweater

6:59am It was cold. The sun was shining but the temperature was below freezing. The little black alarm is buzzing, the sound echoing throughout the room. The blankets begin to move, an arm stretching towards the nightstand, knocking over the empty glass before hitting the snooze button. It was time to wake up, time to … Continue reading The Green Sweater