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The Deep Cut of Rejection

The Deep Cut of Rejection

Darling One– Let’s talk about rejection. That awful burn. That corrosive oxidation of your spirit– that gnawing, eating away of your heart. We all deal with rejection. We all fear putting ourselves out there, being vulnerable, sticking our necks out and risking hurt. Being shut down. Getting denied. Wading through the stickiness of being misunderstood. […]

Half a World Away

Believe it or not, today marks the 5-year anniversary of my escape from the Ivory Tower. (Well, I didn’t so much “escape” from university as I “successfully defended my Master’s thesis”, but the fight-or-flight hormones were pumping all the same that day!) I am so far removed from the person I was in grad school […]