Corrective Comfort

Today, I’m going to take a short break from blogging through Dr. McBride’s book and write about something God spoke to me in the last 24 hours. I’ve said this before, and I nearly forgot it, but it’s in our deepest pains where we learn our most profound lessons. This happens because in the darkness, […]

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Frustrated Love

“frustrated love…good girls aren’t supposed to hate their mothers, they don’t talk about [these] bad feelings.” -Dr. Karyl McBride, Will I Ever Be Good Enough? When I read these words into the second page of the introduction of Dr. McBride’s book, my heart felt emotions it never had before. A mixture of relief [that I am […]

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On Writing, Blogging…and Brokenness

I’ve been quiet…I know. I get it. And honestly…it’s been agonizingly frustrating for me. Words swirl within me, all wanting to come out at once. I try [once again] to do this drafting thing, and I just…blah! I never have done well at this drafting thing. Does that mean I give up on it? No. […]

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Love Isn’t Blind…It Removes the Blinders!

My heart broke wide open the other night. The deeper I go into my recovery, the more God is giving me sight to see this life isn’t all about me. Yes, I need to heal. Yes, I need to feel. Yes, I must allow this to be about me, because it was never about me […]

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The Softer Side of Porn…It’s Okay…Right?

Horrible images, seared into my mind since I was 12 years old, haunt me to this very day. Vividly they taunt and tempt me to go where I went in my flesh in my young 20’s; seeking comfort in them to disassociate myself with the deep pains stemming from emotional, parental narcissistic abuse. I could […]

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Five Minute Friday: Begin

In the beginning… …this is how God started telling His story. In the beginning…everything was new. In the beginning…blemish ceased to exist. In the beginning…promise was held in a balance. In the beginning…is where everything truly started. Over the course of my life, I look back and see so many beginnings. So many moments I […]

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