Poetry: Safe Harbour

By Monica C. Voskamp   Don’t you dare give up But it’s okay to feel the way you do. Alone. Defeated. Overwhelmed. Lost in a sea of oppressive emotions That threaten to be your final Undertow.   But that doesn’t mean defeat. That doesn’t mean lost. That doesn’t mean you give up. It simply means [...]

For the Warrior in You.

By Monica C. Voskamp You are a warrior. And you may not see or feel it right now, but hope is standing strong with you. Don’t be discouraged by being in the thick of the battle, but be encouraged you are standing in the battle. You are *in*. You’re a fighter. You’re loyal. You’re committed. [...]

Poetry: Pointed North

*When your soul is given a seed of hope, something starts to grow right away.*   By Monica C. Voskamp   It's been dark down here. Pitch dark. I've been longing for the light. Hoping with everything I got left Light even exists. Hoping with desperation, But every day I've ceased to find it's existence [...]

Poetry: She Ran.

By Monica C. Voskamp   She ran. Running she could do. Bearing her soul to those Who couldn't understand She couldn't. She wouldn't.   She couldn't stay. It was too much pain. She couldn't stay with those, Who didn't get the pain With those who knew how to judge, But not how to hold her, [...]