The Eighth and Final Square

with courage face the thing you fear so the pawn becomes the queen

I am proud of what I’ve sacrificed, And I am proud of what I’ve saved, In commitment to a greater good, Strength grows from splintered faith. I have a quote on my About Me page, and also on my Facebook profile…”I want to be me without apology.” I realized today that I am. Me. Without apology. I posted a post on Facebook which became much more controversial than I expected. Some people disagreed strongly, some people agreed, and some people […]

Posted by Phoenix On Oct - 4 - 2011 17 Comments READ FULL POST

(Click for full-size downloadable wallpaper of the heart escaping the jar.) I love this song. It’s so pretty, and in a lot of ways, can be applied to my situation with my parents. Jar of Hearts No, I can’t take one more step towards you ‘Cause all that’s waiting is regret Don’t you know I’m not your ghost anymore You lost the love I loved the most I learned to live, half alive And now you want me one more […]

Posted by Phoenix On Jun - 30 - 2011 2 Comments READ FULL POST

Remember this was your favorite song from Fiddler on the Roof? Loving someone else doesn’t mean I love you any less. I miss you!! How can I hope to make you understand Why I do what I do, Why I must travel to a distant land Far from the home I love? Once I was happily content to be As I was, where I was Close to the people who are close to me Here in the home I love… […]

Posted by Phoenix On Jan - 29 - 2011 1 Comment READ FULL POST

Brainwashing Part 2 Brainwashing –noun a method for systematically changing attitudes or altering beliefs, originated in totalitarian countries, esp. through the use of torture, drugs, or psychological-stress techniques. any method of controlled systematic indoctrination, esp. one based on repetition or confusion: brainwashing by TV commercials. an instance of subjecting or being subjected to such techniques: efforts to halt the brainwashing of captive audiences. Is there such thing as “good” brainwashing? What about your kids. Is it good to “brainwash” them? […]

Posted by Phoenix On Jan - 23 - 2011 16 Comments READ FULL POST

The Casting Crowns version of this song is my favorite Christmas song ever.

Posted by Phoenix On Dec - 25 - 2010 2 Comments READ FULL POST
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