Tag Archives: self-love

Internal Progression

Run. To run. Running. Oppression crushing, a step by step progression seeking sanctuary. Lifeless wanderer looking for life, her life, what it’d be to live without lies. Search. To search. Searching. Cradling self-awareness, carved staircase curling around truth denied. Each … Continue reading

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There is You

There’s no failure, but instead the learning you must do. There’s no wishing, but instead opportunities waiting for you. There’s no better path, but instead the path you choose. There’s no inferiority, but instead the uniqueness that makes you new. … Continue reading

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The Gifting

It was her spirit, she could hear it, calling to her from a place deep inside, begging her not to hide, begging her to open her soul to the world. It was a gifting, her heart lifting, finding love in … Continue reading

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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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