© Confessions and Thoughts of a Reluctant Preacher’s Daughter, 2020.

Unmasked | Stripping It All Away

Sometimes, I feel so weighed down. I have so many thoughts running through my head day and night. I feel pulled in so many different directions. I can't sleep very much at night and my mind races. Getting through the day without much sleep is not easy. Just one cup of coffee makes me jittery … Continue reading Unmasked | Stripping It All Away

Unmasked | Fear And The Question I Never Saw Coming

"Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the assessment that something else is more important than fear." ~ Franklin D. Roosevelt One night, I was talking with my Man and fear had a hold of me so tight. The anxiety took over and I felt like a lost cause. I saw no hope. … Continue reading Unmasked | Fear And The Question I Never Saw Coming

© Confessions and Thoughts of a Reluctant Preacher’s Daughter, 2020.

Unmasked | Things Might Have To Be Put Back In The Box, But I Refuse To Let Them Stay There

Recently, I had a big night planned with my Man. I had been looking forward to this night for weeks. It was supposed to be romantic, sexy and fun. However, it turned out to be none of that. I hadn't been feeling right that day. I had very little sleep the night before and at … Continue reading Unmasked | Things Might Have To Be Put Back In The Box, But I Refuse To Let Them Stay There

© Confessions and Thoughts of a Reluctant Preacher’s Daughter, 2020.

Unmasked | Pain, Feeling Hopeless And The Voice That Keeps Me Going

"God gave us pain to remind us we are alive, so we will learn to value the joys and beauty of the world." ~ Tom Corr During my life, I have suffered every kind of abuse (physical, sexual, verbal, mental and financial), miscarriage, come real close to being killed by more than one man, survived divorce, … Continue reading Unmasked | Pain, Feeling Hopeless And The Voice That Keeps Me Going

Unmasked | Grandma’s Cakes, Heartbreak, Patsy Cline, Cigarettes and Jovan Musk

Bake sales, fund raisers, after Church goodies... I loved them all. Among the wonderful desserts made for our Church were my Grandma's (my mom's mom) delicious cakes. My grandma made beautiful cakes that looked like doll dresses. She would put a "Barbie" doll in the middle and make a dress out of cake and icing … Continue reading Unmasked | Grandma’s Cakes, Heartbreak, Patsy Cline, Cigarettes and Jovan Musk