The Wedding Dress

by Dr. Amy Boe, contributing writer, In the Aftermath of the Storm: Stories of Hope and Healing. In the Eye of the Storm, published in January, 2019 tells the story of Hurricane Michael's brutal landfall along the Panhandle of Florida on October 10, 2018. A collection of poetry, stories, and images from survivors and residents, [...]

If I Could Talk to the Girl I Was

If I Could Talk to the Girl I Was

If I could go back twenty years, and talk to the girl I was, I would tell her these three things. First, control is an illusion. You don’t have it. You never will. The harder you grip that wheel, the more out of control you’ll spin. You’ll spend so much of your time and strength [...]

Prayers from the Foxhole

Prayers from the Foxhole

In moments of crisis we instinctively and without reservation, reach out to God for help. In the middle of the crisis we are willing to do anything to avert the catastrophe before us.

Just Be Still

Just Be Still

Original poetry from my book, Four Weeks, coming soon. Inspired by my journey from darkness, Four Weeks is a collection of reflections and original poetry from the journals I kept during my treatment and recovery from an eating disorder and addiction to alcohol. Through God’s grace I made it to the other side whole and [...]

I am Spirit not Skin

I am Spirit not Skin

For years I struggled with an eating disorder that controlled my life. It wasn’t until I realized that the perfection I so desperately sought was nothing more than a destructive illusion that I sought help and in surrender found peace.