Intersections: Gratitude and Goodbyes

     Goodbyes are the worst. It’s like that feeling when your favorite book, television show, or movie ends. Except instead of fictional characters you have grown attached to, it is the real stories and souls around you that you have to part with. At the same time, goodbyes are somewhat of a gift in…

2 AM College Reminders.

Notes to self: 1. Netflix will be there after college, this community and closeness of space with friends will not. 2. You cannot solve all the world’s problems, stop expecting so much of yourself. 3. Trusts the gifts and creativity you possess will carry you to where you’re supposed to go. 4. People win over…

Saturday Space

     Took a walk in crisp almost-but-not-entirely fall weather to the local coffee shop this morning. And I gave myself a period of time to just breathe and be creative. Wow, have I missed having space to clear my minds and let the words pour out in writing. I so needed this. Following is…

On Transitions {Graduation through Freshman Year}

Grow. This one word, grow. It means so very much. It is life summed up in one process. There is never a limit. Becoming throughout a season and an entire lifetime. Word of the year award right here. Or maybe it’s fighting with change for the top spot. But as a sign of just what…

From Our Perspective

We paint sketches of ourselves, our own colors, the picture of innocence. But with others, we frame the flaws quickly with magnificence. We write ourselves as the heroes of our own story lines. We overlook the incompetencies of our nature’s design. We paint over the war zone with masking velvet soft rose pink shades. Ignore…