Author Archives: Tanya LaReveur

“What Else but The Self?” — A poem

“What Else but The Self?” A poem by T. LaReveur   I picked up a cheap copy of “Self-Reliance and Other Essays” by Ralph Waldo Emerson the other day it caught my eye the term “Self-Reliance” and I thought how … Continue reading

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Gasping for air in the (sub)conscious

Life is pretty fucking insane, man. ……………………………………………………………………………………….. I’m not someone who gets really superstitious about, or obsessed with, dreams. I do not believe that my dreams secretly hold the key to me as a person, to my life, to my … Continue reading

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Digging Up Dark Roots, Part One: “Trigger Year”

Currently I am seeing my therapist three times a week. Three times is a lot. I explained to her that I feel a substantial amount of shame over seeing a mental health professional this frequently. “It is like my seeing … Continue reading

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Trees, water, with a side of existentialism&nihilism

You are standing in the forest. You smell the wet soft wood, the mud. Lichen grows on fallen trees in delicate ripples, moths flutter past your eyes. You are standing in the forest. The trees start to thin as you … Continue reading

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(something nudged me back to you)

  Dear WordPress, I have missed you. I took a long time away from you, and figured that I would just keep journaling and call it quits on the whole blog endeavor. But increasingly over the last few months, I … Continue reading

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Awe & Wonder Without A Name

What do you call those moments when you are so in awe of the glory and wonder of God that it hurts? When you are suddenly very aware of how tenderly and passionately Jesus Christ has been loving and guiding … Continue reading

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The Art of Reading… Or Beginning To Read

I sit here surrounded by a large pile of books. Some of them I have already begun to read, some I have not ventured through beyond the cover. Some I want to read for joy, some for knowledge, some for … Continue reading

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