“Everything in this town is expensive except for the girls.” Kanda* didn’t even blink as she said this. She just looked at me and smiled, but I saw past her smile as she glanced over at her friend who was leaving with an elderly white man. Most women here would never dare to say … Continue reading Why You Should Stop Watching Porn
It was Christmas time. I was home for The Holidays–the place I had called home since the day I left my parent’s house. We lived in a cute little house adjacent to the railroad tracks, complete with a white picket fence and a big front porch. The halls were decked with holly, the fresh evergreen … Continue reading 7 Words That Changed My Life
It was my third year of college. I began feeling the weight of time–tired, my exhaustion causing the hard things to flood around, swirl and swish and drown. Even though my heart resisted, the necessity of opening the door to my pain was completely evident. Rest would not come without undone. I could no longer … Continue reading God, Where Were You When I Was Raped?