Love Letter: Poetry from 2012

So this weekend I went to Dallas to see The Thorn again. Every year, another part of me heals. Look for a post about that later. For now, here's some thoughts from the first time I went to the Thorn. Originally posted as a Facebook note, April 8, 2012: For those of you who may … Continue reading Love Letter: Poetry from 2012

Emotional Hypothermia, Part 3: The Angry Monster

Continued from Part 2 Content note: self-harm In a group session summer before last with my counselor and my parents, my mom mentioned the time my sister asked her why I was so logical and scientific when one of our dogs was being euthanized in his old age. "How could Eleanor be so cold?" she'd … Continue reading Emotional Hypothermia, Part 3: The Angry Monster

Defending God? Or just loving God

Last spring, my friend Luke from the group of awesome online writers I hang out with shared a quote on Facebook that has haunted me, floating in and out of my daily conversations. "Rebuke no one, revile no one, not even those who live very wickedly. Spread your cloak over those who fall into sin, … Continue reading Defending God? Or just loving God