Growth from Ashes: Rising from the Depths of My Deepest Wound

Finding the truth in the lies we let ourselves believe

Rachael Hope

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At a Presbyterian Womens’ Retreat in the foothills of the Cascades, we do an exercise where we are instructed to write a lie we’ve believed about ourselves on our palm in eyeliner. The room is quiet, and it takes me no time at all to figure it out.

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Rachael Hope

Polyamorous, loud laughing unapologetic feminist, rad fatty, and epic sweet tooth.