Judgement: A Conversation in My Head 

“Why do you care what people will think?” “I can’t help it. It’s who I am.” “Explain.” “Explain what?” “How is it who you are?” “I’m anxious, worried. Always. Since I was little. I worry what people think, if I’m good enough, if people like me. I can’t stop it. No matter how hard I […]

The Line

We all have that moment, that event where we mark a before and after, when a line is created distinguishing between who we were and who we are. For some, it’s big–the loss of a child, a spouse, a parent; a divorce or separation; a career change–big moments to divide our lives into then and […]

Departures

The tarmac glistened under the afternoon sun. She could see heat radiating from the ground, a distinct shimmer rising from the blacktop making the world seem shiny and unreal. From her window, Jane saw workers scurrying about with last minute preparations for takeoff. Out there, standing at one of those distant windows, Tom stood, waving […]