The Path

My old roommate and I took a bike ride in Peninsula last week.  For the uninformed Peninsula is about 20 minutes south of Cleveland.  I had never visited there prior to and it was cool to do a little road trip in the middle of the week.  We intended on renting bikes and catching the… Continue reading The Path

The Trade (Poem)

Can I trust you with my mess? The bruised brokenness of smelly sweat? The scarred woundedness that oozes green gross disgusting stuff? The pores on my skin open with it and no matter how many bandages I try to cover them with, there just never seem to be enough Enough I’ve had–enough I’ve come–to the… Continue reading The Trade (Poem)

Pain is Inevitable, Healing is Too

A little over a year ago I was in a predicament.  A close friend gave me her word and broke it in half.  I felt betrayed.  Unloved.  Disrespected and discarded.  Pain raged in my heart and emotions blinded my view of the figure standing before me.  The one who had betrayed me.  The problem is, her betrayal… Continue reading Pain is Inevitable, Healing is Too

His Law is Love

I’ve never considered myself to be a user.  You know, someone who depletes others’ time, energy, service, etc. for the sake of meeting their own needs.  For the sake of getting what they want…only with no intention of giving back.  I’ve always tried to give back.  Even if it was in a different way than… Continue reading His Law is Love

The Unlikely Guest

I walk into my kitchen with the intent of heating up some water and mixing it with a package of chocolate powder to get warm and satisfy my sweet craving.  But I stop short quickly when I see that he is there.  He is there and she is there, but it is him that surprises me because he… Continue reading The Unlikely Guest

The Root Digger

For the past several months I have been HARASSED. These pesky flying black bugs (other wise known as fruit flies) invaded my home over the summer and settled in as if they were paying rent! My roommate and I naturally assumed that once the weather changed they would die off and leave. Well imagine my… Continue reading The Root Digger