My life today felt like a bubble that was slowly caving in on me. The stress and anxiety welled up within me until I was speaking sharply to people, it was difficult for me to smile, and I could barely focus on one person in front of me because my mind was racing with a… Continue reading The Busier We Are, the More Self-Centered We Become
Do you want to travel this summer? Travel through your own city, down streets you’ve never been before, in the oldest part of town. Travel through good books that take you on the best flights of imagination to new and beautiful worlds. Travel to your friend’s house – bake some cookies – watch a movie… Continue reading Do You Want to Travel this Summer?
I just want to start off by saying that I am so grateful for your good intentions. I’m grateful for people who think to pray for me at all. I’m grateful that you care enough about me to want good things for me. But I also want you to know – because I care about… Continue reading Different Kinds of Prayers for the Single Person
My generation and the one right below it has become known recently for complaining about the hardships of “adulting.” You know, whenever we have to do something that is remotely connected to responsibility and maturity. It’s just too much for our sweet little coddled brains that have been raised on video games and Instagram filters.… Continue reading Guess What, World? I’m the Adult Here
I wish I had boldness. I wish I could be honest and not worry about being PC all the time. I wish I could say it would be so easy to fall in love with you if the circumstances were right. –or maybe I have already a tiny bit, and I don’t have the courage… Continue reading The Things You Wish You Had the Courage to Say
There’s the alone where you feel sort of abandoned by everyone – where you feel friendless, even if it’s not really true. There’s the alone where, even though you’re sitting in a room full of people, it feels like no one truly knows you’re there. There’s the alone where you feel like no one really… Continue reading The Loneliest Kind of Alone
I’ve been described as a “nice” person before. You know – the kind of person who smiles at strangers in passing, who holds the door for those behind her, who might let someone into traffic, who leaves a nice tip behind. It tends to come from an eager-to-please kind of personality. But those kinds of… Continue reading It’s Not Enough Just to be a Nice Person Anymore