The real issue isn’t the issue..

By Monica C. Voskamp Why do we (continually) do things we regret? Why do we submit ourselves to a cycle of abuse when we abhor it so much? In short, the moment of pleasure and immediate comfort is cherished more than the repercussions of pain and the work of resolution. There are many reasons we [...]

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Tiny Quotes for a big life: ..try believe this..

By Monica C. Voskamp I know others have *not* been kind to you. I can see you are not being kind to yourself right now...You mistake how love works.  You think you deserve to be punished. You think you deserve to be hurt. You don’t!!! Let me reassure you: You didn’t deserve his assaulting then [...]

The Void, the Voice.

By Monica C. Voskamp   the Void inside. such a deep dark hole. a bottomless pit. who could, who has escaped it?   the Voice inside. such a persistent thing. it calls me names. it tells me lies. it keeps on, keeps on echoing.   the Void. the Voice. my soul begs to be released. [...]

Tiny Quotes for a Big Life: ..the most beautiful thing..

By Monica C. Voskamp     *Cover photo credits: Photo by Jason Leung on Unsplash Always hope. Always believe. Always love will be. ❤