Two Steps Forward, One Step Back

I haven’t written a lot about my journey from sickness to health. Honestly, it’s not really fun to talk about pain and weakness, is it? But maybe that’s why it’s even more important to talk about it. We all have this common bond of understanding pain.  Maybe you’ve had the flu. Remember that undeniable feeling…

Survival

It’s the split second I look back along the river, and see the chaos. The swelling of the rivers mass and movement tells me that the dam upstream has actually broken. Panic sets in. The water is coming and there is nothing I can do to stop it. Nothing I can do…I fear drowning. I…

Precious Ground

Is it possible, for just a moment, for you to think of the child you once were? You just had a memory, didn’t you? What were you doing that summer, when you felt so carefree? What were you doing when you were smiling and laughing with complete sincerity and inhibition? What was the thing that inspired…