Tag Archives: self-love

Invisible

A marble bench, the living passing by, “In Memory,” the bench declared to those approaching from behind. Looking ahead, couples merged, that life, was for her the life that never was, society rendering her unheard. The hollowness bestowed, she’d filled … Continue reading

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Who She’d Be

They told her she’d never be good enough, that her worthiness qualified her for nothing. They judged, seeing her like the world, through their hatred, insisting in whispers, she was less than human. Who would she be, if being her … Continue reading

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The Mirror of Her Fears

The childhood she’d fled wasn’t quite abandoned. In adulthood, it was reflected in dreams, the safety she crafted each day ripped away when she closed her eyes. The peace she cherished was seemingly lost, but upon opening her eyes it … Continue reading

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She Remembered

She remembered. In that moment, she remembered. Part of her brain had urged her to forget, but she remembered anyway. Pieces at first. Fragments. A gasp, a tear without a home. What no one should recall, returned. To help heal … Continue reading

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When Writing Demanded I Heal from Childhood PTSD

Purpose. Commitment. Commitment to purpose. Fulfilling purpose requires the right tools and resources, both as a person and a writer. 2020 wasn’t just a year to assess, but a test. Entering the year, I had big expectations, but then Covid-19 … Continue reading

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Starlight

In the gray light starlight, in the snow falling there, she knelt and cried tears of joy. A whisper for her own ear, a way, from here to there, her path to healing. It was the gift she’d bestow upon … Continue reading

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You Are

You’re the beginning, the pathway, the destination, your mind, your thoughts, your vision. In this instant, this moment, and forever, your hopes, your journey, your growth. Be not hateful, nor bitter, nor diminished, instead question, and learn, and inspire. ©October … Continue reading

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Something She Heard

No one for her. Wasn’t that what they said, wasn’t that what they promised, from the day her heart opened until it should end? The words lingered. They had a way of dictating, a cruel promise that wouldn’t let go, … Continue reading

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