to all the quiet girls,

I see you. Yes, you. Sitting silent between two conversations, whipping your head back and forth with each one, waiting for your chance, your nudge, your invitation. Not knowing when’s the time to speak up because every time you’ve tried before, someone’s always beaten you to it. Feeling like you might actually have something good…

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You Matter

These two simple words strung together make a powerful statement that I can’t take credit for. They came to me from the most unexpected of places – from one of our recent writing retreaters – an older lady with a varied past that was slowly revealed to us through a series of stories and poems.…

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there’s a ring on my finger

When I got in my car to go to work this morning, alone for the first time in days, I didn’t know what to listen to. I couldn’t remember what I was interested in. I wasn’t sure what motivated me, what blog posts were still to be written, or where I left off on Thursday…

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back to the frontier

Please note, if you’ve been keeping up with my story, today’s post picks up where “I am a Ball” left off. We took a slight detour with the talismans the other day, and honestly, last week already feels like it happened a month ago, so if you need a refresher, I hope you’ll take a…

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