regrets

My divorce was final five years ago this past summer. As I recently prepared for mediation with my ex-husband, my feelings, my stress dreams, my anxiety, the ever-present pit in my stomach told me another tale. You’d think I was still mid-divorce if my body were...

Hurt People Hurt People

Some people have hurt me in my life. Some long ago. Some recent. Some repeated. Some just once. Here’s what I recently wrote in my journal: Holy Spirit, please soften my heart towards — and — and —. I am carrying anger, sadness and fear towards each...

Tips from a Recovering Over-sharer

I used to tell everyone everything about my first marriage. Well, no, that’s not true. I told my parents next to nothing. I told my close friends random, different tidbits. I told strangers WAY TOO MUCH. And the more I work with women, the more I realize that this is...

Broken, Together

For as long as I can remember, I have felt broken. I have felt that there was something off in me. That I was needier than the person next to me. That emotionally clinging to the little girl on the playground didn’t seem right because no one else was doing it but I...