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Hold me for I may not stay here

Forgive me if I disappoint you ever

Follow me to the depths of my heart

Guide me if I ever lose the right track… 30 more words


The Thin Line Between Solitude and Isolation

Perhaps one of these days I will learn how to write about experiencing depression while it is happening. Currently, though, when I am depressed, I just feel like I’m in one of those dreams where walking is so arduous that I feel I am getting nowhere. 389 more words

Living With Depression


“To live on a day-to-day basis is insufficient for human beings; we need to transcend, transport, escape; we need meaning, understanding, and explanation; we need to see over-all patterns in our lives. 114 more words


Fifteen minutes ago

Fifteen minutes ago It was that day. The day I flew. The day I decided not to counteroffer on a house I really liked. The day I last heard “I love you so much.” The day I last shared a newspaper with anyone. 1,501 more words


wisdom begins to sing

In the deep silence,
wisdom begins to sing her unending, sunlit, inexpressible song:
the private song she speaks to the solitary soul.

~Thomas Merton, (1915 – 1968)


Too Alone? (Sorting Through the Sadness) -- Who but You? living alone series

Hopping onto my old bike the other day, I pedaled around Albuquerque for nearly two hours. Found books in a giveaway box. Kept some, delivered some to a Free Little Library (Take a Book, Leave a Book) around the corner. 464 more words