love never leaves a heart where it found it

Ever since it turned March, I’ve been holding my breath. Along with that calendar page transition, something inside gave way, something that has been building and layering itself within my story for the past year. Last March, everything in my life was completely inside out and I felt like my heart was hanging by a…

the things learned in winter 2018

Heading into this stretch of the year, I knew it would be rough. At first glance it seems so promising. December the month of Christmas magic and birthday celebrations. January the month of new beginnings and rhythms and sky high hopes. February the month of short length but full to the brim days that bring…

fearless I walk the trackless sea

Things never go quite the way we anticipate. If there’s anything 2017 should have left my heart with an awareness of, it’s this reality. Yet here I find myself, a month or so into the year, reeling from the sway of emotions and events that collide to upset all balance. It’s been a strange start…

the things learned in fall 2017

These months have flown by in a stream of colors, photographs, memories, last-minute trips, laughter to the point of tears, milestones, way too many emotions to keep up with the amounts of caffeine + sleep in our system (which is not a lot), and countless stories. So much has been unfolded in the rich, sentimental,…

with no anxious fear

what does it mean to trust and wait with no anxious fear? this is the simple yet complicated question that swirls around your rhythm of life. it began as a simple lyric tucked into a song repetitively used to flood your mind when all else hits levels of insanity that tear you apart. but this…

rooted + grounded

It’s senior year. The world surrounding me is changing. Everyday unveils a new set of scenes, changes arranging in grand to small details, ever intensifying. Home is no longer the brick walls with the courtyard gate, where the late night talks on green couches brought out tears, laughter, the deep held stories + fears +…