Leah Farmer

Personal perspectives on faith, literature, and life.

Starting from here…

I answered the question as I sat on the couch last night in the little room on a quiet street in West Seattle, “This place? What happens here? Here I…

All the things…

Shhhhh…don’t tell…but I have a secret. <looks around nervously> I like my job. A lot. <holds fingers to lips> No…seriously…shhhhh! Someone will hear! I haven’t liked my job…A LOT…in quite…

On this day…09/11/16

I have been deeply (dangerously) depressed twice in my life. Once was earlier this year when every step into the office at Expedia crushed my soul and will to live….

New desk…

Today I moved to a new desk. If you have worked with me and paid even a tiny bit of attention, you know I am super weird about my desk….

Goldilocks does the work…

  I’m not going to pretend for even one second that the most recent turn in my career is the first time I’ve been seen and validated for my hard…

And then a cat got on the bus…

The bus was oddly empty for the 7:05 C line into downtown Denver on a Tuesday morning. As we pulled up to the stop at Bradford street, three passengers got…

Trustworthy…

What they (whoever THEY are) don’t tell you is that after you go through a depression, you will often find yourself to be untrustworthy. Well…not actually untrustworthy. Your decisions and…

Wild & Loved

Reading Journal

While it is useful to make bridges even to those groups one does not belong to, and it is important to try to be kind, it is also imperative to…

Might I make a suggestion…

Grief, pain, illness, & fear…they are part of the plethora of emotions that we humans face at various times in our lives. I can’t tell you when you will next feel…

Eviction Notice

My emotional well-being and mental health are built on a structure that looks a bit like this: I’m discovering…with the help of an amazing therapist…that I’m likely going to have…