Wrote this poem a few days ago. It’s very raw, but I was encouraged to share it with the world. The emotions I’m feeling aren’t ones that I know any song for Compassion for my abuser Understanding for the one who hurt me Simultaneous anger and release from pain passed on You used your pain […]
This video took a long time to put together, but I’m really proud of how it turned out. Please leave a comment and let me know what you think!
It’s been four years since I’ve updated my YouTube channel, and I’m curious to know who would be interested if I returned. I have a few ideas for videos, like talking about why I left religion, what it’s like to deal with depression and anxiety, etc. If I were to make videos again, what questions […]
It’s been over seven weeks since I last blogged, and every day I feel guilty for it. While I know that the perfect is the enemy of the good, I often visualize and imagine how excellent my writing would be, if only I could get my mind to clear. But my mind has not been […]
I’m working harder than ever before, and this website doesn’t show it. The concepts I’m delving into are so intense, I wonder if I can blog about them. Here’s an excerpt: You prepared a table before me in the presence of my enemies. Then we broke bread together, and they washed my feet and asked […]
A lot of people are asking me why everything I’m saying must be public. Why not just go to counseling, why not sort it out privately? We have tried. I’ll go into more detail later. In short, as my little sister explained it today: “mom and dad believe the way to solve their family problems […]
Archive re-upload note: this was a sensitive time in my life, when I was caught between trying to stay on good terms with my parents for the sake of staying in my siblings’ lives, and unpacking some very real memories of trauma I’d been taught to ignore and minimize. because there was still a chance, […]
Originally posted June 11, 2013 There is one reason my entire blog isn’t film reviews and articles of me being a movie snob: I don’t like it when people criticize an industry they have no experience in. It makes them look really stupid when they inevitably do a few of the things they once claimed […]