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Triggers

Growing up, I always identified as smart. Ok…if I’m honest, that’s what I still identify with. Why? Well, it started with the voices that I allowed to shape my identity. For me, fun always equated with stupid (yes, super judgmental, … Continue reading

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Writing is my release. It is the way that I work through what’s raging in my head, in my life in a way that is productive instead of falling prey to self-destruction. It is something I do for ME. It … Continue reading

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I’m holding onto the promise

When I was a small girl, my mom first took me to church. I remember going to a small church in Gloucester City, NJ, and wanting…more. I begged my mom to let me go upstairs with her to adult church. … Continue reading

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Torn

Sometimes, I wish that I hadn’t allowed myself to get so hurt.I wish that I had gone with my gut and protected myself better than I did. Then I remember some silly time, a good laugh, an adventure, and I … Continue reading

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Another lesson learned

So, there’s been a theme in my life.  My whole life.  Instead of assessing the circumstances in which I find myself, taking a step back and considering the consequences, I react.  Usually verbally.  I have an issue with my mouth. … Continue reading

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Love is…

One of things that I love about the Bible is that it paints a picture of what is.  Yes, there are a bunch of “thou shalt not’s” but there are also pictures of what to do. Tonight as I am … Continue reading

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Relationships/marriage

I have spent so much time of my life imagining what it would like to be in a relationship.  What would it be like to have someone to hold me when I need holding?  What would it be like to … Continue reading

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Ambiguity

I’m in an ambigous place right now.   I love my life.  My job(s) are going really well.  I’ve adjusted to the dental industry–specifically in a dental office–fairly well.  Sometimes it still doesn’t feel like a real job.  I love … Continue reading

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Commitment

The irony of commitment is that it is deeply liberating-in work, in play, in love.  The act frees you from the tyranny of your internal critic, from the fear that likes to dress itself up and parade around as rational … Continue reading

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Struggles…

In the past 24 hours, I’ve had interesting exchanges with people.  I guess that I hide my emotions and feelings much better than I thought…or that people take those things with a grain of salt.  Either way, I can see … Continue reading

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