somewhere new, someplace safe: letting it go

Today is the day to shed the lies we've believed about who we are. Why do we hang on to what hurts us? Maybe it's because no one has told us it's okay to let it go. Maybe it's because we are so familiar with the way it feels inside our hands. We want to [...]

somewhere new, someplace safe: a prayer of celebration

There is a picture of me when I was 12-years-old.  I'm standing on the side of a pool, wearing an unflattering swimsuit.  Taken from the side, you see my belly sticking out.  My head is down, my fingers are in my mouth.  I'm told by my friends that I look scared in the picture. I [...]