Category Reckoner

Reckoner.

“Your problem is that you don’t understand what that word means. People think a soul mate is your perfect fit, and that’s what everyone wants. But a true soul mate is a mirror, the person who shows you everything that is holding you back, the person who brings you to your own attention so you […]

Riptide.

“The last hermit was found and dragged out into the world. Most might find his existence sad but the hermit knew something we didn’t. He knew that when it comes down to it, even when you’re with someone or in the noisy rush of people, it’s just you. The one you can count on and […]

2014: Year in Review.

It is December twenty seventh and time for my last post of the year. During the past three years, I have developed a tradition of posting a “Year in Review” entry wherein I take excerpts from random posts during each month of the last year. In the past this hasn’t been a hard thing for […]

“And I wish it wasn’t dark right now.”

It wasn’t until a few years ago that I acknowledged how the transition from autumn to winter affects me. I think I was in denial for many years, because it’s one of those lovely “together” times of the year filled with warmth. And togetherness. And who can honestly admit to being sad during so much […]

This is not a real entry.

I have been working on another post for two weeks now, and it has not come together the way I hoped it would. I have been struggling lately because I really dislike this time of year, no matter how much I try to force myself to feel differently. I will finish the other post soon. […]

Babylon.

“When you get the courage you’ll swim beyond the waves and the stillness of the ocean will make all fear go away.” This has been a hard entry to write. It has taken me a couple of days to get my thoughts in order and the end result isn’t even something I am totally satisfied […]

When the Fat Lady Wings.

There is no way for me to give this story the light it deserves, but I am going to try. A girl I know chose to end her life three days ago, and while everyone is struggling to understand, I am thinking back on these last three months of her life and desperately hoping she found […]