In honor of the National Suicide Prevention Day, 10 September, I think it is essential for all of us to recognize the impact of the mental health crisis in our society and the need for greater awareness and conversation about the things which may contribute to the kind of hopelessness that would make suicide seem like the best choice. The only way to make a change is to further discussion. This is an op ed I wrote that was originally published by SOFX on 23 Aug 2019.
Don't live with regrets For a lifetime for things that Take moments to say ⁂ Haiku originally published 19 September 2018
Alright. I'm a bit behind the curve here, but I'm kind of in the middle of all the things with all the upside-down turning of a life in transition, so it took me a little. Kim at I Tripped Over a Stone nominated me, oh, three months ago for the Versatile Blogger Award. As the … Continue reading Versatile Blogger Award
I was nominated by Kim from I Tripped Over a Stone to write the next blurb of "The Final Hunt" having inherited the story bit by bit from other writers leading back to the original story beginning from Teresa, the Haunted Wordsmith. Normally I don't consider myself to be one who excels at creative writing, … Continue reading The Final Hunt ~ Part 12 (Finish the Story)
A hurricane swept through Life's Library Disguised as a librarian In a hooded cloak Scattering hither and thither Each exquisite hand-bound Work of art and eloquence Until the floor was strewn And littered with pages Golden edges glistening In sunshine and moonlight Until dust coated and obscured them Leather bound covers Laying as a thousand … Continue reading Life’s Library
Have you ever heard a song come on the radio that you once loved but that you listened to so much years before that even the first few notes of the melody are enough to grate your nerves? I think we all have. What about hearing an artist that you used to love, once long … Continue reading Find What Sings
So... I'm writing a book. It's an autobiography... Honest, sometimes darkish, sometimes lightish, telling my story, the big long beautiful ugly beautiful story of my brokenness. That's happening and has kind of been happening for several months now. If you look at the pages up there in the menu bar above these words, you'll see … Continue reading The Book Project
After being frustrated and disenfranchised with the constant negativity inside the chronic illness and injury writing on The Mighty, I decided to take a differs approach and thus was born my top 10 reasons why being disabled really does kick ass. Enjoy and share thoughts if you so desire!
Okay, to be fair this piece is already on here under the title The Last Dodo, but I'm pretty excited to say that it has also been picked up by The Mighty, for which I am a contributing author. While much of what I write for them has been added to new projects that are … Continue reading Reblog: When I Was Diagnosed By My Own Dr. Shaun Murphy
I was nominated for a meaningful quote challenge that I think I have delivered on quite well these last 2 days. When I am dead and gone, I am certain my epitaph will be a testimony to the life I lived where my faith followed me through each challenge that I faced. Wulf knows that … Continue reading A Quote Challenge: Day 3