You’re Not Alone in Your Loneliness
You're Not Alone in Your Loneliness | lizpetrone.com

I have had so many conversations with so many women recently about loneliness. I’d venture, even, to say that it’s probably not a phenomenon unique to women, it’s just that I tend to have women around me more often and *gross generalization warning* they are not as afraid to say words like “feeling.” Anyway it’s […]

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There is a Song Inside of You Yet
There is a Song Inside of You Yet | lizpetrone.com

The ever-brilliant Nadia Bolz-Weber advises us to preach from our scars, and not from open wounds. It’s solid advice, and advice that I try generally to follow in my writing, not just because writing from a bleeder is scary and traumatic and painful, but also because as you heal your perspective tends to shift a […]

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Here is Why I Write What I Write

It. Never. Fails. Every time I write something about motherhood or marriage being work; about it being hard some days and how there is so much pressure to be perfect and happy and selfless and how that is crap because we are still selfs that require care and rest and nurturing too, someone comes at […]

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