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“We were all heading for each other on a collision course, no matter what. Maybe some people are just meant to be in the same story.”
~ Jandy Nelson // I’ll Give You The Sun

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I’ve been told that I have am reckless with my heart…that I don’t protect my greatest gift with enough armour. And this may be true. My heart has certainly endured some deep wounds over the years. From friends, from family, from the greatest of loves. But the reality of who I am is this — […]

RECKLESS LOVE

April 8, 2018

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I am a person who feels life. Though I also see it and hear it and think it and touch it…my dominant sense in life is to feel it. Truly. Madly. Deeply. This is both my greatest strength and my greatest weakness. Because your tears becomes my tears. Your pain becomes my pain. Your loss […]

DRY LAND

January 4, 2016

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To my husband, A girl asked me about our wedding the other day. She was young and excited and wanted to hear about all the pretty details. “Wow”, she said…”that must have been the best day of your life”. I smiled at her, in all of her exuberance…and I agreed “it really was a great […]

TEN YEARS LATER

October 29, 2015

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It was fairly late as we headed back to Ottawa on that particular Saturday night. We had covered 2,200 kilometers in five days and all the while, the last two hundred felt like they were going on forever. We were driving past Kingston as I saw the lights of the Division Street exit up ahead. […]

THYSELF

October 14, 2015