Fat Girl,

Love is hard work.

February 20, 2014 143 Comments

26 years takes a toll on a girl
and love is hard work.

But that’s okay.
I’m worth it.

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In which I am hesitant to call it abuse.

March 18, 2013 12 Comments

This week is Spir­i­tu­al Abuse Aware­ness Week, a syn­chroblog host­ed by Hän­nah, Joy, and Shaney (along with Rachel and Elo­ra). Today we’re all link­ing up with Hän­nah, and I’m so thrilled that this is hap­pen­ing. And yet…

And yet.

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Of church, feminism, and safety.

February 28, 2013 41 Comments

I am a fem­i­nist. And I am a Chris­t­ian. I think these are com­plete­ly com­pat­i­ble sys­tems that ought to go hand in hand.

But I do not — can­not — will not — go to church.

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Fighting the sadness.

October 31, 2012 18 Comments

Depres­sion says noth­ing about our moral­i­ty, our worth as peo­ple, or our stand­ing before or rela­tion­ship with God. I call these cop­ing mech­a­nisms because that’s what they are for me. They help me get through my days when I oth­er­wise might not be able to.

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