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8 Facts of Life with Amneseia

I have amnesia. Some events from my past were already irretrievable due to trauma, but the intense, apparently permanent amnesia hit last year.* The previous decade of memories became spotty at best; the months surrounding me were a black hole of confusion. Initially...

5 Marks of a Priceless Friend

When we honestly ask ourselves which people in our lives mean the most to us, we often find that it is those who, instead of giving advice, solutions, or cures, have chosen rather to share our pain and touch our wounds with a warm and tender hand. The friend who can...

Why I Live Naked

We are girls with skinned knees We are concrete and grace Here’s to the girls with bruises and scars. – Superchick, “Anthem” The moment that you feel that, just possibly, you’re walking down the street naked, exposing too much of your heart and your mind and what...

Why No One Can Guard Their Heart

Love is about risk. If we can control it and manage it and manufacture it, then it’s something else, but if it’s really love, really friendship, it’s a little scary around the edges. – Shauna Niequist I fell head over heels in love with a boy in high school. Life was...

Why Emotional Purity is Dangerous

Guard your heart Don’t trade it for treasure Don’t give it away – Steve Green How many of us grew up on the above song? The verse from Proverbs 4:23 echoes: “Guard your hearts!” But what does this really mean? Watch over your heart with all dilligence, for from it...