Memorial Day

My brother was in the Army….and for reasons completely unrelated to his service, he is now currently in rehab at a Veterans Hospital. And theres something about having him at the veterans rehab clinic, coupled with the fact that i recfently watch the Diary of Anne Frank and am remembering the horrors of what people…

And Still I Rise…..

Sigh. Do not get bitter Krystal. Do not get angry. You know I’m just sitting here thinking about the way “some people” operate and I’m having to keep myself from getting angry. I’ve seen it so many times over the years. Someone makes them angry, so initially they feel hurt, but then they cover that…

Keep your eyes open…

I know that everyone who reads my blog will eventually tire of hearing about NEEDTOBREATHE and the amazing way that their songs minister to me. I began the day with their song “Keep your eyes open” on my heart, and though my day has been a little rough, i still wanted to end it on…

Week in Review (April-May 7)

So much has happened these past 3 weeks. This is entitled a week in review post but it’s actually WEEKS in review. I stopped writing these a while back out of sheer laziness and a refusal to really think through the processes that I was going through. But now I know myself, and I know…

I’m not broken.

I always thought that he would be the one to give me away at my wedding. I loved too deep. And I was wrong….about a lot For years his opinion mattered so much to me For years I pushed and strived for his attention, acceptance, and love. I worked so hard. Only to be deceived…