The Patron Saint of Lost Causes (The Day My Sisters Died, Part 3)

Originally posted on Laurie Works:
If you are just joining in, I invite you to read Part 1 and Part 2, here and here. ——- (St. Jude – The Patron Saint of Desperate Cases and Lost Causes) “If this is salvation, I can show you the trembling. You’ll just have to trust me. I’m scared.…

Alexithymia (The Day My Sisters Died – Part 2)

Originally posted on Laurie Works:
Trigger Warning: I know several people are reading who have also been through a similar experience to mine. In light of this, please know that some of this post may be disturbing to you. Please monitor yourself if you wish to keep reading and don’t read more than will unnecessarily…

scrawling —

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I’m Happier When I Love Myself Less

Originally posted on Seth Adam Smith:
Throughout my life, I’ve sampled a number of junk-food philosophies—popular ideas that may look and taste great at first, but later make me feel sick and unsatisfied. And of all the junk-food philosophies I’ve tried, there is one stands supreme: “Love yourself—a lot!” it screams. “If you love yourself a lot then you’ll…