transitioning | pressures of a new place

transition. the process or period of changing from one state or condition to another. also known as what my entire life is defined by right now. and maybe your life is too. because, if we’re being honest, aren’t our lives marked by the passage of time through transitions from one place to another? from one…

leaving | rivers & roads

leave. to go away from. to allow to remain. it’s fascinating to consider this double meaning (and no fun to live it out). of going away from things, but also allowing things to remain. recently, while I have been physically leaving so many faces and community behing, this made me hope that I am leaving…

worthless worries burden me

It’s reached that inevitable stage of life, the one that finds you in your twenties, on the verge of closing out the college chapter. And the whole world is before you, filled with hundreds upon hundreds of options, or so they always seem to be saying. Possibilities so endless that it makes you want to…

taking my time on my ride

As a long time fan of using any and all car rides to let the rhythm of music flood the car at socially unacceptable levels, this drive was no different. Pulling in to the driveway of the place I’ve called home, after a lingering round of goodbyes at college, Ride by Twenty One Pilots happened…

When the Waves Break

So tell me what happens when the waves break and you’re surrounded Andrew Belle Currently the smooth sounds of Andrew Belle have been the music continually playing and painting a soundscape of this season of life. Today was no exception. I tiptoed my way, a little wide-eyed and cautiously, into the vastness that is the…

To Walk With Through The Fear and The Mess

I love community. The chance to invest and grow alongside those around me, to watch our stories unfold, to be connected in a million little ways and celebrate the absolute joy of living. The strong picture it is of us not being alone, of something better and deeper than we can imagine. And to this…