Cardigan

Because I was that girl. Because I can still remember the first time a man put his hands on me. I remember the way it felt. I remember the way it made me feel. And I remember thinking he wouldn't do it again. But I was wrong. Because I was the girl who swore up …

Impossible

Because this morning I woke up with a thousand things on my mind. He wasn't one of them. Completely stressed out. Full of worry. With a to-do list a mile long. And yet, He insisted I come spend some time with Him. ‘The rest of the world can wait,’ He said. I fought His calling …

Here I Am

Because I can still remember all the prayers I thought you forgot. The nights I spent crying. Asking you what I did to deserve any of this. Because I was miserable. I was lonely. And because I felt forgotten. But then here I am. And I am only here because of You. Because you pursued …

Catch Me

And I think my biggest fear is that one day I’ll wake up and realize it was never real.  That it was too good to be true. That I went and did it again.  Falling for the wrong guy.  That I will wake up and I won’t have my best friend anymore.  That it was …

Amen

Lord, thank you.  Thank you for this man. This amazing and perfect man. This man I never realized existed.  This man who changed everything.  Lord, thank you.  Thank you for sending me a man who loves You more than he loves himself. A man who knows You. A man who fears You. A man who …

Falling Short

I wish I could figure out the words.  The words to use to talk about this.  To talk about us. See? Words are my life. They are the one thing I know. The one place I feel the most comfortable. (Well, besides you.) And yet, with you, I fall short. Every time, I fall short.  …

With You

I will not make this tragedy about me.  I will not make it about my beliefs.  I will not make it my platform to take my stance.  Because I think that's the problem.  The sense of self.  This pride and sense of entitlement to be right.  To be heard.  To be sure that everyone knows …