Category Archive: Relationships

{too much}

See, the thing is, just because Christianity as a spiritual and social entity has traditonally acted as a kind of catch-all for vulnerable people, doesn’t mean Christianity as an institution and culture is… Continue reading

{as the rain falls}

as the rain came down and landed i noticed the sounds

tickles of droplets hitting grass

pings of wetness plopping against tin

splatters against the wood

moving drops carried on the wind to hit the trees

depending on where the drops landed they sounded different

isn’t that the way grief is?

different for each of us

different for how it falls and where it lands


I need the age-old comfort, and I don’t want to turn to you I ache for assurance, and I don’t believe in you like I used to I long for light, and I… Continue reading

{Cup of Cold Water}

but then i am seen
someone finally looked my heart in the eye
compassion came forth
beauty turned their face towards mine
love still exists
softness of a soul undone

{You & Me}

  you are here in my belly in my center who are you? where have you come from? an alien life form do you belong here? where are we headed? will you ever… Continue reading

{Gratitude in Unusual Spaces}

I am grateful for an aching body, it means I am alive and whatever these pangs are, whether physical, spiritual, or relational, they are real, they are me in this moment. I am… Continue reading


  I remember the taste the feeling of nearness the rush of your spirit tingling as I was aware   cut to the bone now tattered and worn your face a memory you… Continue reading


Wars inside Invisible externally Internal shreds of a life Seen but not really Heard but not witnessed Passed over as I lay bleeding Does no one care to lend some aid? Can anyone… Continue reading

{A Day in the Life}

Ever deepening bonds of a life well lived
Mistakes and all bring colors together
We are more than okay
This is family
This is mothering
This is a day in the life


It swirls as a never ending merry-go-round Who am I in the midst of this? The ache to slow down time burns I remember precious moments They dance in my memory Coming close… Continue reading