Posted in January 2013

Some Things are Worth the Risk

There once was a girl who walked along the road, her head lowered and her heart stinging with the pain of how the people in her life—even the best of them—would at times disappoint her, neglect her, and hurt her. And it struck her heavily that to be in relationship is to be hurt. As people go … Continue reading

New Year’s Resolutions Worth Making

Every year around this time a lot of us make New Year’s resolutions. Even if we don’t formalize them, we have some vague sense of ways we want to change and things we want to accomplish over the next 12 months. Most of the time, it’s about losing weight. Which is perfectly understandable given that … Continue reading

Monday Morning Truth: A No-Win Game

Maybe you’ve realized how pointless it is to compare yourself to the images on the glossy covers at the check out stand and the perfectly polished people on TV.  It’s hard to compete with these un-realities since we don’t have a team of hair, clothes, and makeup artists to fix us up every day…not to mention we can’t exactly … Continue reading

A Truly Happy New Year’s

It’s hard to believe that 2012 is over. It has been both the hardest and most amazing year of my life. I think back to what it was like finally leaving my ex-husband, and my chest hurts just remembering it all. Because my marriage was such a nightmare, you might think that its end would have … Continue reading