Tag: love

To the Women I Love…

I sat on the couch opposite my therapist staring at my wringing hands.  “Two weeks ago made ten years since my mother died.  Next week will make a year since my mother-in-law died.  Some days I don’t feel that I’ve fully processed that,” I…

Lesson Learned

I missed last week’s blog, but if you are an avid follower, you knew that already.  I can explain though.  The long and short of the story is that I was too busy for my own good.  Anyway, thanks for coming back today.  *hugs…

Open, Closed, and Locked Doors

“I’ll never let them get that close to hurt me again.”  I uttered such words in moments where I pieced the broken fragments of my heart back together.  I spoke in absolutes.  No one in their correct mind would allow themselves to be vulnerable…

Journey to 30: Who Am I?

“Turning 30 changes your life,” they said. “A major shift happens when you turn 30,” I was told. “You really start to figure out who you are when you turn 30,” I heard. And it has all been true. Last week, with my blog…

Timing is Everything

“Being a light in darkness sometimes means that the parts of me that I’d rather hide are illuminated too.”  Each week, I share a bit of my truth, peel back a layer, and allow you access to another piece of me.  Today I will…

Checking In: Dear Strong Friend

Once again, we are shook by the blow of suicide.  It is all over the news, flooding our social media news feeds, and now the talk of the town.  But for some of us, the news of another celebrity loss to the hands of…

The Right Fit: Where do I Belong?

Unintentionally, I guess I have started a two-part series as today’s post will piggyback off last week’s post The Wrong Fit.  If you haven’t read last week’s post, you may want to start there. | The Right Fit: Where do I belong? | I…

Seasons Change: For Me vs. With Me

“The biggest mistake I have made in my life is letting people stay in my life far longer than they deserved.” | Seasons Change: For Me vs. With Me | I saw that quote on Facebook.  In typical Chris fashion, I took a moment…

Heart Check: What’s Wrong With My Heart?

My loves, I was torn between two different subject matters today.  One of which was going to be very inspirational… You know, the kind that makes you feel so empowered the you believe you can conquer the world.  I was sold on that blog…

Moment of Truth: Misplaced Trust, Disappointment, Vulnerabilty, Jealousy

Before you become too invested in this post, I will issue a disclaimer.  There may not be any fluff or knock-knock jokes.  Honestly, I write today’s blog with tears running down my face and a twinge of pain in my chest.  Today I will…