Telling the Heart

“I’ve become so intimate with fear/I am now the presence that exists at the end of it.”— Meggan Watterson Fear was like this three-headed monster that hung over me for most of my life. When I look back at my youth and my early (and even into mid-) adulthood, most of...

Le Résistance!

I’ve noticed lately that writing has felt like a chore. As soon as I committed to really moving forward with it, the inspiration bucket seemed to run dry. If I’m not actively avoiding it, I’m skirting around it by re-reading things, looking for documentation of...

Folding Fear into Faith

I used to be the biggest scaredy-cat. Very simple tasks were often overwhelming for me and this led to a sort of paralysis in most aspects of my life. Piles of mail would remain unopened because I was afraid of what might lurk inside. Phone calls were usually held off...