My heart is so heavy as I begin to try to express all the emotions that come to mind when I think about the word racism. I ache when I see hate crimes on the news all because of the color of someone’s skin. In middle school, I was the kid whose stomach would twist [...]
He said, “One life on this earth is all that we get, whether it is enough or not enough, and the obvious conclusion would seem to be that at the very least we are fools if we do not live it as fully and bravely and beautifully as we can.” -Frederick Buechner I stumbled upon [...]
Gossip is such an odd word to me, but it slips off of the tongue so easily. I know that actions speak louder than words, but words are so incredibly powerful. I'm really not sure why "sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me" was ever a saying because to [...]
There are so many cliché ways I could begin this post. Don't worry my friend I'll spare you, but only for zero point two seconds because I'm sorry to inform you that this next paragraph is sprinkled with extra sharp cheddar :P. Things could be worse though I mean I could have made a nacho cheese [...]
I'm currently watching the rain fall gently from my window and I'm paying close attention to the way that it hits the ground. Some of the raindrops seem like they're in such a rush to get to where they're going as they fall quickly from the sky and land with a hard thud against the [...]
Nobody's perfect I gotta work it again and again till I get it right. So Hi. I'm a perfectionist. I think that I have to be good at something before I even try it. I'm hard on myself and I'm a TRY HARD!!! What's a try hard you ask? I try REALLY hard at everything I [...]
I want people to stop comparing themselves to others. I think we forget too often that most of the time we are seeing people's "highlight reel" and not their "behind the scenes footage". Social media is where we see people at their best, all cleaned-up and polished. It's not fair to compare your worst to their best.