Radical Forgiveness = Radical Love


That is the only way I know how to describe the feelings of betrayal, abandonment, disgust, anger, sorrow, and confusion all mixed into a single emotion.

It is probably one of the worst feelings I have ever felt, and I was not sure what I was supposed to do with it. Somewhere within all of the lessons I learned in my childhood, I had not learned how to appropriately tend to that sinking feeling. It sank far down the depths of what I would call my soul, nestled into a little pocket and eventually bloomed into bitterness.

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Like the Cool Kids

“Ew! Your lips are dark! Are they supposed to be like that?”

“I chose him, I’m sorry.”

“Where’s Johnny? Oh he’s not here..okay. Hey Adrian what’s up?”

“I don’t know, I just don’t love you anymore”
“I met someone…”

The first quote was a kid on the first day of Kindergarten,
The second, my first attempt at love,
The third, a girl I thought saw me for me,
The last two,


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