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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 — […]


April 8, 2018

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I once knew a guy that didn’t have any mirrors in his house. Not a single one. We met back in my early twenties through a group of mutual friends. We had matching souls at the time; both struggling. Both cracked. Both trying desperately to close our hearts off from the world. We spent a […]


January 16, 2018

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Looking back, I wish that someone had been there with me.  I wish that someone had gently put their hand on my arm as I went to pick up the phone and quietly whispered, “wait…just one more minute…because what’s about to happen will hurt more than anything has before.” It was the early morning hours […]


October 25, 2017

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For two years, I’ve been asked why I write. Well, no.  That’s not completely accurate.  I don’t really get asked why I write.  Instead, I get asked why I write here.  For you. I suppose it’s one thing to write for yourself; about your life…about your struggles…about your fears…and lock it away in some private […]


July 23, 2017

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It happened yesterday. I saw it. I watched as the leaf gently released from the branch above me and slowly floated to the ground – the breeze carrying it around until it finally landed right at my feet. Autumn fell upon us last week and for those of us living in Ontario, we are about […]


September 26, 2016

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There’s this moment when a relationship ends that we all must bear; a moment after the dust has settled and we’ve finally showered again. A moment when breathing seems possible and remembering seems bearable. It’s the moment when you pack up what isn’t yours and return it to its rightful owner. If you’re lucky, you […]


June 14, 2016