Tag Archives: healing

Take the Long Way Home

CC image courtesy of Flicker, jmawork. Editorial note: The following is reprinted with permission from Laurie Works’ blog. It was originally published on August 31, 2015. It’s not the context of the words but the words themselves that dig deep and gather some footing in my heart soil. “Take the long way home… take the long way home.” The rest of the lyrics

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I Wish I Didn’t Know

CC image courtesy of Flickr, Farhad Sadykov. Editorial note: The following is reprinted with permission from Eleanor Skelton’s blog. It was originally published as a guest post in a series on March 1, 2016. “Rachael,” the writer of this post, wishes to remain anonymous. Content warning: marital rape Nostalgia is defined as a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for

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We Are Less Fragile

CC image courtesy of Flickr, Carlos Andrés Reyes. Editorial note: The following is reprinted with permission from Eleanor Skelton’s blog. It was originally published as a guest post in a series on March 2, 2016. Mary, the writer of this post, blogs at Threads of Stars.  I grew up believing that I could break other people, break myself, break the world, with the

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