Monthly Archive: May, 2014



{Passing By}

“No one can tell what goes on in between the person you were and the person you become. No one can chart that blue and lonely section of @#!*% . There are no… Continue reading


tightness in the pit of my stomach breaths that can only go so deep buzz of headache coming on strong racing thoughts ground shifting under my feet again disappointment and dashed hopes dreams… Continue reading

{Love is Here}

“God’s Love is not tied to the performance-based system that religion is fond of teaching. God’s Love is not a reaction to your actions or beliefs. God’s Love is not a spigot that… Continue reading

{Telling the World}

i write to tell the world that it is okay to tell the world that they, who they are at the core of themselves, is okay, more than okay i write to tell… Continue reading


i don’t recall a time in my life when you weren’t in it we were always talking about you somehow always at services whenever the doors were open week in and week out… Continue reading


{Pieces} Sweet words Kind glances Knowing laughter Increased interest Carved out moments Wanting to know Asking to hear Admitting dissatisfaction Days to weeks to months to years Attraction grew Saw my own yearnings… Continue reading


Shame showed up knocking Asking what the rate was to hang around An extended stay was necessary Rates were too low yet the cost to me sky high Accommodations immaculate yet devastating for… Continue reading

{Reminding & Finding}

“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” (May Sarton) i’m reminding myself to breathe i find myself holding my breath without even realizing… Continue reading

{What Women Want: An Invitation}

invited.back patted.hand clasped.welcomed.entrusted in naiveté.loved, or sort of.appreciated for what can be done.pseudo authenticity.walked the line.mis-stepped.delegated.straight-laced.watched.discussed.managed.calculated.measured.redone.reworked.overhauled.reengaged.fizzled out.burned out.pigeon-holed… ::Read the entire post at HERE:: {Hope Wood © 2014} {Excerpt from guest post… Continue reading