It's a weird thing. I have literally thought to myself and/or said out loud to others, "I really feel like blogging" and yet... nothing. For quite awhile now. That is always a huge indicator for me. I write when I have something that needs to be said. When the desire to write my heart, read... Continue Reading →
I don't know how to begin this. I don't know how to end it either. If we're being completely honest here, I have been dreading this post for approximately 11 days now. So I'm just going to type and see where it takes me...But first, let's pick up where I left off with my last... Continue Reading →
Burden or light.
http://www.RachelWilliamsOnline.com I don't know when it happened exactly. I just know it happened. It wasn't overnight. It wasn't one catastrophic event. It wasn't someone's words that lingered. It wasn't one specific loss that did me in. So I guess it was an endless series of things...life...that didn't seem all that noticeable at the time but "out of nowhere",... Continue Reading →
“I talked myself out of it.”
It's 2AM and I can't sleep. There is nothing particularly wrong. Sometimes the brain just wants to create...and in my case, that means I'm writing. It's been over a month since my last blog. I've thought about sitting down and writing every single day since then. I'd take my laptop in the car with me wherever... Continue Reading →
Sobering up to a “fallen sky”…
I don't want to get political. I really don't. And I won't. I will say, however, that I urged my fellow family members and friends to vote. I posted on my social media accounts to please, for the love of God, go vote. I spent a good chunk of time sorting through my feelings with my fingers... Continue Reading →
Death…and what’s left behind.
Mortality is something I've thought about a lot this year. And when I wasn't thinking about it, well...it'd come back and slap me in the face a few times to remind me it was still a thing that needed to be thought on. This year taught me a lot about shutting up. Listening. Learning. I absorbed... Continue Reading →