My Identity: Learning What’s Left of Me

In the writing world, publishers seek a bio written by the author, for the author. As I have ventured to get some work published on the web, I learned about this seemingly small requirement and realized how enormous it would actually be. 'What is it about myself that the reader would like to know?' 'Just…

Freedom to Believe: Reviewing a Case on Trial

I have quite the confession to make. I have been living a lie. At first, I was stopped in my tracks. I did a double take. I even raised an eyebrow. My heart was pressed with the question, "Do you love yourself?". Immediately, I thought, "How silly. Of course I love myself.". But then the…

My Identity: from Crisis to Clarity

For what seems like too long, I've struggled with my identity. Who am I, really? Other than my given name, I have titles that include; daughter, sister, niece, aunt, wife, mother, speech pathologist, homemaker, and blogger. But, all of these are not the total essence of who I am. In philosophy, essence is described as,…