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Paper Can Handle the Truth

I must have written I’m afraid thirty times in a row. The ink giving way to emotion, letters becoming large and lose, traveling down the page. With each phrase scrawled in my journal, I felt a little bit of relief. It wasn’t that there was no one in my life I could confide in—quite the contrary.

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Because These Are Sacred Scars

“If he knows you are leaving him, if he knows time has run out, there are two likely outcomes.  He will either try to get you pregnant or he will physically harm you,” my psychologist said in a quiet, serious tone. I nodded in agreement, tears on my cheeks. I could keep my decision a

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A Not So Forever Ago Friday: #FaithCulture2014

This weekend I have the opportunity to speak on a panel of bloggers at the Faith and Culture Writers Conference. If you’ve been around my space for awhile you might remember how last year I was really nervous about going, in fact, if it hadn’t been for my mom, I wouldn’t have gone to the

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