Journal

proof

A/N: I'm cycling through some anger and bitterness here again. If that doesn't sound like something you'd like to read, you can click away. You won't hurt my feelings. Today, I untethered myself from one of the last strong connections I had; my home parish. I pulled in last Sunday, thinking that maybe I actually… Continue reading proof

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Journal

shelter in life’s storms

I’d been looking into making song covers, and even original music. I’d been thinking about doing this for years, and for whatever reason, I decided I wanted to try on YouTube though I’m nervous, hehe. There's not much there yet; just a banner, some lyrics I'm working on, translating. One step at a time, though.… Continue reading shelter in life’s storms

Abuse, Recovery

re: trauma

If I were to sum up "trauma" in a word...I'd say "life-altering" is a pretty good one to use. It's something that causes great harm in whatever way the abuse entails, and maybe the worst harm is the harm done to the victim's perspective of reality. When I was growing up, I understood "trauma" from… Continue reading re: trauma

Journal

gaudete

"Gaude! Gaude! Emmanuel nascetur pro te Israel! Rejoice! Rejoice! Emmanuel shall come to you, O Israel!" Another Gaudete Sunday, another day where the priest insists his pink vestments are "rose" (artist note: rose is a darker and more magenta shade of pink than that light pastel pink you have on, Father #sorrynotsorry). It's a bright color for… Continue reading gaudete