A World That No Longer Makes Sense

Tonight I came to the conclusion that life doesn’t make sense. I look around at this broken world and I wonder what happened? Where did the joy go? Why is there so much suffering and so little hope to combat it? Why is evil so prevalent and why does good seem so small? Is it … Continue reading A World That No Longer Makes Sense

To the misfits, the outcasts, the broken and the scarred

You’re lonely in a room full of people. You watch companionship from a distance and feel empty arms embrace you. Sometimes a single tear, sometimes a torrent, rushes down your hallow cheeks and stings your bruised lips. As you walk by rows of perfect people, you hang your head but still feel their stinging eyes … Continue reading To the misfits, the outcasts, the broken and the scarred

Why It’s Ok To Ask Why

For a very long time, I was under the impression that if I asked “why” or “how long” or if I was sad or angry about something that happened in life, then I was a terrible Christian. Because “good” Christians aren’t supposed to wonder why bad things happen. They’re just supposed to suck it up, … Continue reading Why It’s Ok To Ask Why

You Are Not Labels

There are so many labels out there. Mental Illness. Depression. Chronic Illness. Addiction. Pain. Grief. Loss. All of these names are fine in and of themselves. They are meant to help someone understand what they are dealing with. I know from experience that having a diagnosis is a great relief. You don’t have to wonder … Continue reading You Are Not Labels

Marks of Hope

I thought it would get easier as time went by. But I’m still a freak show. Children point and whisper, a few even whimper and begin to cry. Sometimes people laugh and crack cruel jokes. Most just walk past quickly with their heads down and pretend not to have seen me. Everywhere I go, the store, the movies, church even, I’m an outcast – avoided and overlooked. I make people uncomfortable by the skin that I’m forced to live in every moment of every day.

The Christmas Wish

MERRY CHRISTMAS, PEOPLE! I hope that you have a stunningly wonderful day!!! The Christmas Wish A Christmas Story by Hattush Introduction: I think there should be a law banning math for the whole month of December. If that was the case, I could have been sledding with my friends or building snowmen instead of slaving … Continue reading The Christmas Wish