In this page of my journal I discuss the longing to have a safe place to call my own. It has been a long time since I have had a place where I felt like it was ok to be truly me, and that is something that is beyond important for any individual. I have had safe places offered to me, but for one reason or another they were all taken away, leaving me broken and allowing The Darkness to run wild. Everyone should have a safe place. Everyone should feel like they have somewhere to go when they need to escape or need comfort. That is the main purpose of M.E.L., to be a safe haven for those who need light when The Darkness strikes.