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If I asked you to describe intimacy for me, without the addition or backing of anything sexual, what all will you come up with?

I would say footsteps that you recognise, ones that echo with soft footfalls courtesy the worn out heel of the bathroom slippers with the viscosity of a sponge, memories of little pineapples still to be seen in the faded patches of black and green. 338 more words


Claw Marks

April 18


There is a brackish river whose current changes direction twice a day.  Its bed is well washed on every side.  It begs the question: which way is downhill?  247 more words

12 Step Recovery

Closeness of God

As I begin my day this morning, I was pondering just how close God is; certainly not a far-off God!  Feeling He is as close as my next heartbeat, prayer or thought and relishing that thought I am reminded of Romans 8:38-39 which states “For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.” 58 more words

EMDR #26: Closeness and Attachment

Throughout recounting these sessions, I reveal a lot about my own thoughts and emotions, and I’d like to remind anyone that reads these, that these are my own thoughts and the ways I interpreted things that happened in my life. 650 more words


Photo Friday: Chris Being Chris

On my last Photo Friday post, I showed you what closeness looks like around here without Chris. This is what it looks like with Chris. 9 more words

City strolling

even when you are near ~ I remain the wanderer ~ with us on my mind — © Lize Bard @ Haiku out of Africa