Writing used to be a kind of therapy for me. I wrote to survive, almost. It was like a lifeline that connected me to reality amidst all the trauma and abuse and confusion that was my daily life… I used to fill up a journal every 3 months. I needed to process each day’s events … More A Healing Step
Hey friends! Welcome to the re-launch of my blog! It’s been a long road of tweaking and brainstorming and trial and error (not to mention prayers, soul-searching, and healing), and I thank you all so much for your patience! “Yours Truly, Cassia Dee” is starting afresh, and I’m so thankful that amidst chronic illness, pain, … More Welcome Back To The Blog!
“I feel like I’m being poisoned…” I don’t know how many times I made that statement over the last year, but I know I said it a lot. I received many new diagnoses in 2016 and started many new treatments, but something still felt wrong. Really wrong. I felt like I was being poisoned. Like … More All Tox’d Out
[read parts 1, 2, & 3 here] ***Initially I wrote an additional post that was meant to come before this one, sharing briefly about the next 10 years following my conversion. But since it’s the holiday season and that post is more on the heavy side, I decided it would be better left out for now and saved for another time. And … More When Life Gives You Thorns: Conclusion
[read part one and part two here] After a lonnng month or so of being too sick to write anything, I’m really thankful to be back on the blog. Especially because today I get to share my favorite part of my story or thorns…the part where the light meets the dark… It didn’t take long until reading the Bible began to change, … More When Life Gives You Thorns: Light Meets The Dark
[if you missed part one you can read it here] My life has taught me that there really isn’t an easy or correct way to share the kind of difficult story that I am about to share. No matter who you are, if you decide to open up your heart and share your past to people … More When Life Gives You Thorns: Dark Beginnings
They say that when life gives you lemons, you should make lemonade…but what about when life gives you thorns? It’s easy to make something good out of a basket of lemons. They taste good, they smell good, and they’re super useful. But what are you supposed to do with a heaping basket of pain and … More When Life Gives You Thorns: Introduction
It’s a cold, rainy, November day. I sip from a mug of tea while I try to read, but mostly I just stare out the window, deep in thought. I know that lots of people find this kind of weather depressing, but it’s never been that way for me. I love the rain, and where many find solace and … More Rain & Beauty