The Grief of Ending My Fast

April 24, 2016 at 1:50 PM
After 16 days of fasting, in one hour I will end my fast and enter back into the land of eating. Normally this is an exciting time of anticipation. I think about how delicious the food will taste. Not today. Today I knelt and prayed, and for no reason I can explain, started to cry. Between great sob... [More]

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Moving Is Like Fasting

September 20, 2012 at 1:41 PM
"It felt like the beginning of my first fast, years ago. Vulnerably, fear, insecurity. I felt striped down, not in control of my life and environment. The idea of ever writing in this place seemed impossible."    I have not written anything for over two months. Knives, books, TV remote, ... [More]

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