• The Fig Leaf of Performance – and My Intention Not to Wear it This Year

    There are moments when truth hits you and instantly you can see. Then there are times, like last year, when truth must be soaked in. When a lie has become entwined in your being without you even knowing. Knitted to the fabric of who you are without your conscious permission. It goes on like a […]

  • The belt of truth

    What happens when you are drowning under a lie? Drowning under people’s opinions, drowning under false accusations, swirling in the midst of half-truths. What happens when the stakes move, when the stakes that kept truth secure move, and foundations shake. When the ground starts to move, and your feet start to sink. When the battle […]

  • The Despair Blocker

    So there is this force that tries to block my path every time. It’s unseen, but so real, and so pervasive. The force is despair. It doesn’t have a complicated definition, it’s simple really, it is the force that sucks all hope out of a room, all of it gone, in the vacuum of despair. […]

  • Ripping off Rejection

    There is one garment that is so painful it takes our breath away. When we wear it, tears seep out the side of who we are, our breath is sharp and the pain is acute. We’ve all known it. Some of us have recognized it. Some of us have not. It’s painful because we weren’t […]