One Year In And It Feels Like…

... my whole world is still crumbling and falling around me. I could ramble off the titles of a million and one songs, and all will be applicable to what life for 365 days without my little brother has felt like. Each day is supposed to get better, easier; but truthfully, you're just waking up…

3:30 am

It's been months of sleepless days and nights, and the tears still fall in the darkness and light. I wander and wonder what life is now, to go on without you, still don't know how. Cortney Joseph

Going Through It.

I don't like to be a burden on others. And people will tell you all day long that it's no problem, that you're not bothering them; whatever, everybody gets tired of hearing about other peoples' problems eventually. So, with that thought always in my mind, I keep just about everything I feel to myself. Lately,…

A Moment To Breathe… And Think.

Grief is such a weird emotion, and I dont know how it affects others but for me it has taken a mental and physical toll on me. Some days I am perfectly fine. I feel good, confident, and I feel great that I am able to smile and laugh again in any capacity that I…

“Doin’ Wrong” by Cortney Joseph

In secrecy we meet, dangerously aware of the troubles we greet. Carelessly giving in to temptation week after week.   To others we belong, but the feelings shared between us are far too strong. We can't let go, no matter that we both know this life we lead is wrong.

“It’s Been” by Cortney Joseph

I find it hard to put into words the changes I've felt come over me.   It's been scary, but amazing. It's been stressful, but empowering.   It's been bubbling within my mind and soul, pushing a stronger and wiser woman to the top.   It's been calming. It's been peaceful.   It's been God.

Newly Restored Faith & The Struggle.

There has been a definite change in me and the way that I feel, think, speak, and act lately. (This does not mean that I don't still have 'weak' moments, as I had one bright and early this morning.) While I have always believed in God and known that He is with me at ALL…

Finding Faith (A Novella) – Part 2

PREVIOUSLY : Finding Faith (A Novella) – Intro PREVIOUSLY : Finding Faith (A Novella) – Part 1 _______   Part 2 : No Fight Left/Letting Go _______   There seemed to be a breakthrough. The sun seemed to shine a bit more with Lena in Faith's corner. She'd found her desire to get up and…