unspeakable pain soiled shoes; devoured dreams come in from the dark * Written this time last year, these are the shoes of a loved one living within mental illness and, while not quite homeless, I found her living in squalid conditions. She's better today but still continues to battle her bipolar demons. © 2014-2020 – … Continue reading THROWBACK FRIDAY: Dirty Shoes, by Donna Matthews
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By Charles Robert Lindholm You Would Never Know If You Pass Them On The Street Or Sit Beside Them In A Pew At Church Or Share Thanksgiving Dinner With Them Your Co-Worker Seems Quite Normal To You But That's The Problem The Appearance Of Normal Is Deceiving The Lack Of Outward Signs Belies The Truth … Continue reading DEALIN’ WITH THE DEMONS
some days i worry whether my humble friendship my love for you my faith in you is strong enough fierce enough to fill you with light nourish sustain you when days are bleak and nights are deep dark and your demons crawl out of hell calling your name i can hear them dancing a frenetic … Continue reading Battle Cry