Poetry: ..dark torture..

By Monica C. Voskamp   Run. Run. You can run, But the pain will still find you.   Numb. Numb. You can numb, But the pain is still inside you.   Deny. Deny. Oh girl, you can deny, But darling, the truth is Your pain is very much alive.   Cry-yes, you will cry It's [...]

Poetry: Soul Talk

By Monica C. Voskamp   Feel that there? That is your heart beat. Feel that pain awakening? That is your soul. Your soul saying, I hurt. I need. I want. I am, Lost. Your soul knows how to speak. Listen dear heart. Listen to your soul, Talk.   Always love. Always hope. Always believe. ❤ [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]