I have struggled To piece my words together, To string the broken parts Of my conscious Into a coherent thought. I don't know what to say, and I don't have the words to say what I don't know how to say. But no matter The words I do try The ways I do phrase The…Read more In my whiteness.
In January, I shared a bit of what was going on in my life. At the time of writing, I was not sure when the resolution, or healing, would come; the foreseeable future felt dark and uncertain. Concluding that post, I indicated that writing out my heart was forming a sort of closure for me,…Read more Seeds to Sequoia // Seasons (II)
I did some math over the weekend, and discovered I am on Day 133 of my personal isolation (yes, you read that number right). Granted, during that time, I did leave my house to see family occasionally, to go to the grocery store every two-three weeks, and to go to a young adult church every…Read more Some isolation tips
So I've been married just about 3 months now -- woo! However, as my husband and I got engaged and were planning our wedding, we realized a "snow ball" effect started. We got engaged in August, another couple from my church got engaged in October, a second couple from church got engaged in December, a…Read more Wedding Planning Tips and Tricks (Pt. 2)
Prompt 7: Think over the past week. What was the funniest or strangest thing you witnessed? This week has actually been rather bleak and stressful for me, and the fact that Christmas is ticking ever closer has been making my anxiety and stress build like wild. That being said, I spend a morning in a…Read more Writing Prompt 7: Funniest/strangest thing
Chapter 3: The Order God gave us His "order" for the Church. He told us precisely what He wanted through His commandments in the Bible. In our arrogance, we created something we think works better. (pg. 45) In the spirit of Cain, we bring an offering we think He should accept rather than what He actually asked for.…Read more Letters to the Church (Chapter 3)
This prompt made me laugh, as this was the exact creative avenue I was thinking about pursuing when I wrote the first post from yesterday. Instead of being more reflective and focusing on my memories, I can make stories about who I see in the pictures! Prompt 6: Using the same photo[s] from yesterday, describe the…Read more Writing Prompt 6: Family Photo, con’t
Prompt 5: Select a family photo, then write about the things you can't see in the picture. This is a fun prompt for me, as I can explore pictures of my immediate family and my "new" family with my husband. I could take more fictitious routes with this prompt, and create stories about what was going on…Read more Writing Prompt 5: Family Photo
Can you summon what you believe to be your earliest memory? Why do you think you remembered these things? I remember .... Receiving a Zak and Wheesie Dragon Tales stuffed dragon from an aunt when my youngest brother was born Setting plates at the dinner table, and making space in my bed, for my imaginary friends…Read more Writing Prompt 3: Earliest Memories
I have been struggling with what to say after my last post. I didn't think it felt right to just dive into a "fluff" piece, while at the same time, I've been in a period of self-discovery and growth. I was scared to publish my last post. It was perhaps my most vulnerable and open…Read more Worth.