Be Mindful of Your Words

Be Mindful of Your Words

Words are powerful. They can uplift. They can destroy. They can encourage. They can be wasted. There are things that I fear saying aloud or writing down because it would make them too real. Fixed into existence. Tangible. I use them with care because I understand how much weight they can carry. A throw-away, forgettable [...]

Why I Started Writing…Again

Why I Started Writing…Again

Since I started writing again, people keep asking me WHY I'm writing. Coming from most people, the question stems from a place of genuine curiosity. With others, the subtext seems to be: "What's the point?" I'm writing because it's my outlet and I finally feel compelled to do so.Seems simple enough, right? But, it's been a process.Writing has always been a [...]

Defeating Doubt

Defeating Doubt

12:48am   A successful day lies behind. Sleep is within reach. I am still. Suddenly...   DOUBT.   It hits me like a wave. This feeling. Out of nowhere and uninvited. It always arrives this way. An unwelcome visitor. I speak of it this way because it never seems to come from me. It shows [...]