The Courage of Conviction

I am feeling grateful right now. So much so that it is overwhelming me. I’m starting to understand that this is a good time for me to write. Thankfully, I have also been ordered by my therapist to find at least thirty to forty-five minutes every day for self care. Otherwise, I might be drivingContinue reading “The Courage of Conviction”

Frequent Flyer Club

Dear Beatrice, I’ve been thinking about you for a long time now, but these last few years I’ve thought about you more often. I really hope my indifference to you and your child didn’t cause you too much heartache. And if it did I hope you were quick to find forgiveness. I know what it’sContinue reading “Frequent Flyer Club”

The Key to Peace

On September 27, 2018, the day that Christine Blasey Ford testified on national television about her sexual assault, I was compelled to write about my own experience with sexual assault from high school. The emotions I had bottled up came pouring out of me as I related to what she was revealing so publicly andContinue reading “The Key to Peace”

אֲסֵפָה

Dear אֲסֵפָה, Finding the words to start this letter has been difficult for me, much like my difficulty sharing myself with you while living through what has been a heavy and painful stretch of time.  Words are one of the many things that have become complicated in my world. One reason is that my heartContinue reading “אֲסֵפָה”