Author: Laura Hillkirk

  • Resilience, the trophy no one wants

    My parents divorced when I was 5. I vividly remember the day my Dad left. After the divorce my Dad will start to walk away from his children entirely. People say oh kids are resilient, they adjust. I mean they do adjust but isn’t that just survival? We adjust because we have to in order […]

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  • Keeping God Laughing

    Three years ago my life would change in ways that on this day in 2019, I could never fathom. You can read the details in this blog post. Today as I reflect on that day, I’m recalling the fear of being seen. The fear of being wrong. The fear of how people would judge me. […]

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  • We are both

    Above is an excerpt from “The Thunder: Perfect Mind”. It was sent to me from a friend and each time I read it, it evokes a fire within me. A reminder of all that I am and all that I have been. A message of forgiveness, grace, and clarity. The big bold sign from the […]

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  • What was and what can never be

    Grief is hard, we all know that. What I think no one talks about is how much grief changes you. The change is drastically different for each person. Not only does it change people but your life changes so drastically. When I lost my best friend there was the grieving of her presence. There was […]

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