All tagged what's saving my life

Currently.

We watched the radar all weekend, slack jawed and praying for relief for our neighbors to the east as Florence stalled out again and again over our coast. I could hear the rustling of the leaves outside, our whole apartment growing darker as the swirling clouds eclipsed the sun, but the rain never came.

What's saving my life in July.

I've been looking for the words to adequately describe how heavy this month has been, but none have proven to be nearly enough. The storms billowing on the world's stage and the ones in my own heart have left me feeling angry and depleted and constantly on the verge of snapping—which is, of course, the space where I most need to recognize the gifts for what they are.