“If the person you love, woke up one day and decided not to love you- you will be okay. You will move on. You will love again. You will thrive without them. And guess what? Newsflash: They will thrive without you.”- Simone Holloway, 2020.
Make It Make Sense.
“Where do the by-laws of our religion condone the injustices of people? Where do its teachings condone the lack of empathy? Where is that written in our code of conduct aka the Bible? In the text, when are those callous sentiments expressed by our leader? The Son of God himself, Jesus the Christ? Where????”
In Year Three, I Should Have Left.
“Why do we stay in awful situations? This is the question that I woke up pondering. Why do we stay with emotionally, mentally and physically abusive people? Why do we submit ourselves to toxic unhealthy church environments? Why do we settle into office cultures that break our spirits? Why do we hold onto friends that don’t have our best interest at heart? Why do we stay even when God gives us a way out, time and time again? Why?!?!?!” ©Simone Holloway, 2019
Back in the DM
We can tell a person and say “I forgive you” as many times as we want to but it doesn’t mean a thing until we actually can say that person’s name, go around that person, receive a message from that person and not feel a way. About four weeks ago I went through a whole…
Hello old friends, new followers, and fellow bloggers, My name is Simone and I have trust issues. Yep, it’s true – I have a hard time with trust. I thought this journey of becoming was going to be easy. I shouted on the promise that year 26 was going to be the year of eradicating…
I Am Too Proud To Beg
“Christmas is my favorite holiday because its the day God in goodness full of love gave the world a gift that was too good for it: His Son. He loved me enough to give me a piece of himself. And if the Creator gave himself so freely, why on earth should I have to beg someone to love me well? I don’t. Point, blank, periodt!” ©Simone Holloway, 2018
“I thought I trusted God. I did. I thought I understood His love for me, this notion that because He loves me He wouldn’t leave me without. Yet, my heart became increasingly full of fear and anxiety wrapped me in a bear hug as to say “Welcome Home!” Even in the midst of my perceived weakness, He never changed. He loved me with a steadfast love.” ©Simone Holloway, 2018
Hello old friends, new followers and fellow bloggers- So… this weekend has been interesante so far. I walked into my NEW apartment last night to spiders- like legit God-created spiders and I felt a panic attack coming on. I rushed to Walmart with my head scarf still on. Yep, fear took away the shame and…
To Be Ourselves
“Strive to stand out for pioneers do not blend with those who were not brave enough to lead the way.”
Rise Above It
“I refuse to allow the notions of this corrupt world to dictate how I should live my life and whether I will succeed or not. “