Tiny Quotes for a Big Life: ..Hate Never Alleviates..

By Monica C. Voskamp Always hope. Always believe. Always love. ❤ *Cover Photo Credit: Photo by Sorasak on Unsplash

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 [...]

Poetry: Locked in the Grey.

By Monica C. Voskamp   I lost my soul in another place. The place inside me that was once sunshine Has been taken from me. My soul is lost in another place.   It's a grey world here. I don't know sunshine no more. Colors don't exist, In the city I reside. I lost my [...]

Tiny Quotes for a Big Life: ..you are wanted..

By Monica C. Voskamp   **Photo Credit: Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash Always believe. Always hope. Always love. ❤

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. ❤

When Scars become Beautiful.

**Trigger Warning** By Monica C. Voskamp 6 years ago, I held a sharp blade in my fingers. It was a tiny orange paper cutter blade. The slice was narrow, red. The first cut into my skin was jagged; I had pulled the blade with hesitation. I can still see the skin breaking. Scared to go [...]