Letting Go of Baggage

The past is the past, right? It can't be changed, though it can be recollected. Memories are all we have to link us to our history outside of whatever physical consequences we managed to carry into the present. Tangible or not, it doesn't matter. A past is something we share with everyone and no one. So, why keep … Continue reading Letting Go of Baggage

The Power of Submission

When I was a little girl, I remember seeing my mom working in the kitchen almost every night putting together a meal for my then stepfather. She'd cook, fix his plate first, then mine and my brothers, and finally hers. Anything he needed, she got up and got. When it was over, he retired to...wherever. … Continue reading The Power of Submission

Fragile

You probably don't need me to tell you that trust is a fragile thing. That when it's broken after years of building on a foundation of vulnerability and reciprocity, you feel as though you can never again get back to that place of faith in another person. That's basically what trust is: faith in someone … Continue reading Fragile