I say a lot of things. That's generally how it works, being a writer. I have ideas and I take those ideas and I spin them into words to inspire and challenge and encourage. The words come from my soul, and I believe them wholeheartedly. That's the truth. But it's also the truth that, especially … Continue reading i’m a hypocrite.
Read the other posts in the Transitions series: Learning to Trust God Through College Applications Thoughts After Graduating Moving In and Settling Down Making Friends in College How I Stay Organized On Tuesday, I completed my first semester of college. That's weird for me to say. I still haven't quite comprehended that I've moved into … Continue reading Transitions: Reflecting on First Semester
I turn seventeen on Friday. In theory, sixteen and eighteen are both milestone birthdays, and seventeen is just kind of...hanging out in between somewhere. But to be honest, turning seventeen feels like much more of a big deal than turning sixteen did. It seems so much more grown up. It's your last year of childhood. … Continue reading Why Growing Up is a Good Thing
That afternoon, the motivation wouldn't come. Homework piled up, not to mention my own list of goals and plans. The guilt set in. The tears came. Dragging myself to dance class was the last thing I wanted to do, but at the last possible second, balled-up tissue in hand, I threw my hair up and … Continue reading After the Rain: Lessons from a Stormy Day