Notice anything different about my blog? Yes! Everything! I hope you’ll take some time to wander through
I changed my blog from The Wounded Dove to my name and gave her a facelift, and let me tell you, it was NOT an easy process. For almost a year, my site was flooded with spammers, and the last straw that took her under was a nasty morphing hacker code that caused Google to shut the whole thing down. It was rather
Things are different for me now. I don’t look at obstacles as signs to give up or even as problems. Instead, obstacles are placed in our way to cause us to stop and pay
Well, that’s what I’ve been doing the past few months, looking for the gold bar in the pile of shit. I’ve struggled with my love for writing, and at one point I wondered if I’d ever find it again. My identity crisis felt strange. I knew I was stuck in
You see, when I started The Wounded Dove back in 2013, I was still in recovery from the wounds of Matt’s affair. I shared my broken love story publicly as a way to deepen my healing, but also give another wounded soul a chance to
As I was writing my journey, I was healing.
During these stalled days, I realized that I’m not in Kansas anymore. The Wounded Dove was a gift to me (and hopefully you), and I am forever thankful for what those years did for me, but the gift I found in this roadblock is that I no longer see myself as wounded. My scars are silver threads reminding me of another lifetime, of a time I will never forget, but they aren’t who I am.
I am Charity, strong and accepted. I am Charity, free and vibrant. This is who I am. I still plan to write about God, marriage, imperfect parenting, and personal freedom, but I’m redefining my space to reflect more of who I am now.
I still have no real plan or end in sight, but I’ve simply set my eyes on a bigger mountain. Come along with me while I take on this new leg of my journey. Let’s do this together, and see what treasures we uncover along the way.