Poetry: Consoling Human

By Monica C. Voskamp   Hon, Why you being so hard on yourself? Don't you see the whole entire Race of humanity Is struggling -Just like you.   See you aren't alone In this vast flood of moving flesh Hurting souls and weariness. See you are not alone But really very much Together in humanity. [...]

Poetry: Redeem

By Monica C. Voskamp   Redeem Redeem what is so wrong Redeem what now Is not.   Redeem Redeem what's beyond my powers Redeem my story, Now.   I need a lifeline I need a Saviour I need a hope In times I see none.   I need you more than I’ve ever Wished to admit [...]

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 [...]

The Oxymoron of Humanity

By Monica C. Voskamp Every one has a story.  Every one has a struggle.  Every one has a triumph. It's easy to isolate ourselves thinking we are unique to our struggles. Yes, you ARE the only one traveling the intricate path you do, but in the same breath, we still share universal concepts of grief, [...]