Christian. Woman. American. Sex. Human. Love. Labels…. They have the ability to either enable understanding or confine broad abstract concepts into little teeny tiny boxes that can actually prohibit true understanding. Depending on our own experiences, perception, etc…. one can associate those words with a variety of concepts from confining to freeing and from flawed to perfection. The … More Labels that DON’T stick
What does control mean anyhow? According to dictionary.com it means to exercise restraint or direction over; dominate; command. Let me paint you a mental picture… You have someone in your life who just cannot bear to keep their opinions about your life to themselves. He or she just knows exactly what you should do at every … More So you’re a CONTROL FREAK huh?
So, on my continuing journey of self-discovery, I find myself once again buried face deep in my pillow bellowing out a sound so deep it appears to be coming from a humpback whale. But low and behold, it’s just me. Again. Bawling. My little eyeballs out. So what is this pain that I feel, so obscured … More Pain… Why does it HURT so much?!?!?
“An unrealistic perception can completely distort reality.” In the last few years, I have undergone a significant transformation and I have analyzed my experiences over and over again to understand what exactly has happened. What has changed and why? One of the most intriguing insights I have come to understand is how important perception is. … More Reality vs. Perception
I’m looking in the mirror and I analyze the face of this 29 year old girl staring back at me. I realize, she is no longer a girl, but a woman. The crows feet that are beginning to form at the edges of her eyes indicate the years of laughter and smiles she has adorn. … More Badge of Honor
Naked: bare, stripped, unprotected, uncovered, undressed, exposed to plain view, vulnerable. I think I have lived such a large portion of my life wearing layers and layers upon layers of clothing. The pictures that come to my mind are of the little boy from A Christmas Story, so bundled up he could barely move or the episode of Friends … More What it means to be NAKED