Tomorrow

    I'm fucking doing it.     Tomorrow morning... actually... in a matter of hours, I'm fucking doing it.   I'm waking up before the sun, getting as gorgeous as my MAC products and Victoria Secret push-up bras will allow, and driving my fears, doubts, dreams, and lack-of-a-butt to Cleveland. I'm going attempt to …

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Shelter

  When you're scared, when you're hanging on, when life is hurting you, then you're going to see what you're really made of. Sylvester Stallone     When was the last time you were really, really, really scared?   I remember when I was younger—like 7 or 8 years old—my greatest fear in life was …

Flawless

"Prayer is not asking. It is a longing of the soul. It is daily admission of one's weakness. It is better in prayer to have a heart without words than words without a heart."Mahatma Gandhi   I was standing with a coworker, one day, at my second job. She’s a lot taller than me, and, thus, in …

Signs

 In the morningWhen I get upI get dressedAnd I go I think of howYou’d kiss meTell me“Baby, please be carefulBe careful” What kind of warning was that? What kind of mornings were they?I don’t think I could go backI don’t think you could behaveI don’t think you could behave My greatest fearWas that you’dWake up somedayTell me to …

Bad Thursday, Good Friday

Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all.Soren Kierkegaard   I had a meltdown, last night. I don’t hesitate to use the word “meltdown” because that’s exactly what it was: a stream of tears like lava pouring down from the eruption that just occurred in my brain. Woo. Talk about dramatic! Here’s the specifics: I’m a really …

Stop This Train

  “You cannot find peace by avoiding life.” Virginia Woolf     I posted, what I thought was, a pretty laughable photo on Instagram, on Monday. It was a black and white photo of a body-building, bearded, black model lying in bed with his dog. My friend Tonnisha and I have a slight obsession with …

My Baby Believes…

“A man can no more diminish God's glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbling the word 'darkness' on the walls of his cell.” -CS Lewis  Who doesn’t love a good conspiracy? I know I do! This missing Malaysian airline is one for the books, for sure, (how the …

On Disconnect

“God can't give us peace and happiness apart from Himself because there is no such thing.” ― C.S. Lewis     I’ve had several blogs in my lifetime, and even more journals, notebooks, legal pads, and receipts with my thoughts on them. I’ve never stopped writing ever since I first learned. And while there are many …