#MeTooJesus

(Originally published in The Redbud Post, 9.1.19) A lovely young woman sits across from me in my small therapy office, buttoned up so tight it looks like she’s hardly even breathing. Her lips are pressed together as she carefully folds, then refolds, the clean Kleenex on her lap. Then she stops, looks up at me,…

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Still Standing

Seeing them in this victimized state was just as shocking as it would be to see our beloved Snoopy with a black eye.

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A Very Real Christmas

…Trying to create a “Merry Christmas” for our families when we’re still in those first tender stages of recovery can feel like trying to decorate the perfect cake for a six-year-old when all you have to work with is black frosting.

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Beauty

…I began to open my eyes and look for beauty amidst the chaos.

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