Tag Archives: Truth

Doubting Thomas

Presented with evidence Eyewitness accounts of trusted friends He refused to examine it His own experience was all he would believe Blessed are those who examine the evidence And believe

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Misled

People think depression is being super sad All you have to do is decide to be happy instead But it’s more hopeless and much less when one’s misled by platitudes

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Extremes

Thirty words seem easy compared to thirty thousand or more needed for a memoir With only thirty you can just delete all the ones you really don’t want to share

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Hidden

Hidden pain buried deep Terrible secrets to keep You can never let anyone see That’s the lie I once believed Mired in fear my heart grieved Truth set me free _______________________________ Sharing for Open Link Night at dVerse Poets Pub. Head over … Continue reading

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Showing My Scars

This Saturday I’ll be speaking at a conference called Shattering Stigma with Stories. I attended this event last year and experienced the powerful and informative stories of real people who struggle with mental illnesses, including anorexia, depression, and bipolar disorder. One … Continue reading

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Pondering 1984

I’m a big fan of dystopian literature, like Brave New World by Aldous Huxley and 1984 by George Orwell. I don’t know what draws me to this kind of story of a society gone wrong while attempting to make everything perfect (at least … Continue reading

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Growing Peace in Forgiveness

Each time I see a Facebook post or Internet meme stating that abortion is murder, calling on us to save the babies, I feel a pang of anger. It’s not that I disagree with this truth. I do not. I … Continue reading

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