Another whirlwind week for this girl. Again I find myself in disbelief that it is Friday night. What even happened this week? Being sick is what threw a curveball into my typical routine, and oh yeah, my friend Laura was in town for 1.5 days. Now it's all coming back to me... I sit here … Continue reading it’s not always rainbows and butterflies
Instead of writing another love letter, I think it's time that I stop hiding behind the pen and 'fess up to what's really going on. I am feeling so down this week. I cannot seem to shake it. Like every other funk I went through the possible diagnosis: Sick? (No.) Period? (No.) Tired? (A little.) Sad? … Continue reading wake up lonely with you by my side, one more night it doesn’t feel. there are movies playing in your eyes, you dream of our fortunes. but you’re wrong. i don’t belong to you.
Let no one ever come to you without leaving better and happier. Be the living expression of God's kindness: kindness in your face, kindness in your eyes, kindness in your smile. ~Mother Teresa My brother called me last night which was unexpected but completely welcomed. I miss him. In the middle of our brother-sister bonding/soul-searching conversation, he said … Continue reading she always has the best intentions. her kindess is innate.
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are. ~e.e. cummings When people write about their weekend in Chicago, their stories are typically filled with touristy attractions, adventures at Cubs' game, trips down Michigan Avenue, and many meals of pizza and hot dogs. But that is 'them' and this is me. The … Continue reading don’t ask what the world needs. ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. because what the world needs is people who have come alive.
As mentioned in a previous post, I am going to divulge the details from my past, well since graduating high school, up until this point. This June marks my 4th anniversary as an Ohio U alum, and therefore I feel the need to look back on all of my Junes, beginning with June 2002- when I graduated from my … Continue reading june series: what a difference a year makes