Introvert that I am, I was made for this. I had an employer who continued to pay me as I worked from home. I had Wi-Fi. I have no children. A friend shared his Netflix password. I was #blessed.
Anxiety soon descended. Continue reading “Alone” — My Piece for the New York Times
View this post on Instagram Being in a loving, long term relationship, having babies… they're all miracles that are so commonplace and easily entered into for most people that most take them for granted. 💜 I was talking about this with @vickitysquare this past weekend. As a single, childless woman I sit outside of both … Continue reading The Miracles We Take For Granted
There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it ill behooves any of us to find fault with the rest of us. — James Truslow Adams My mother attended a funeral recently for a long-standing member of the church in which I grew … Continue reading Kobe, King, Cosby: If You Live Long Enough, You Too Will Have a Complicated Legacy
View this post on Instagram You have to actually love me in order to tell me something about myself "in love." (I was inspired to write this after I saw a concerning comment on a friend's post). I can't tell you how many times I've seen religious people rebuke someone "in love" when it … Continue reading You Have To Actually Love Me Before You Correct Me “in Love”
The irony of #BellLetsTalk is that there will be a lot of talking today but no real conversation, and we desperately need to have and continue to have a very real conversation about mental health. So many people will text and retweet today, without narry a thought on assessing their own mental health or how … Continue reading #BellLetsTalk But Let’s Really Talk