I've entered a really cool time in my life, guys. I graduated from college a few weeks ago. I just started my (first) full-time job. I've all but figured out where I'll be completing my Master's degree. And, did I mention I'm getting married in less than four months? My life, and soul, has felt…Read more Things I’m Learning.
I started this year listening to Letters to the Church by Francis Chan, through Audible. It was an impulse decision, and what a book. I listened to it, and then bought a physical copy, because I needed a space to underline, highlight, and make notes. There are so many nuggets of gold in this book,…Read more Thoughts on the Church.
I recently hopped on Facebook and saw a flurry of "How hard did aging it you?" posts. Though I am not someone to post that kind of thing on my Facebook page, I like the space this now-popular prompt provides for self-reflection. First Facebook profile picture, circa April 2010 I started my Facebook page in…Read more Age Up
The winter months were pretty difficult for me this year. This semester has felt like the semester from Hell. I'm pretty sure I had more emotional and mental breakdown in the past ten weeks than I had in my past two years of college combined. This semester also put a serious amount of strain and…Read more Collection of Beautiful Things VIII
Hey guys!! Life's hectic right now, but I'm working on a research project for a class. I would really like for you guys to take the survey. It's really short, I promise! I just ask that you be at least 18 to respond (legal reasons, of course). Here's the survey: Measuring Authority. I'll be back…Read more Survey!
*Tomorrow, students across the nation with walk out of their classes, to make a stand against gun violence, and to petition for safer schools. These are my thoughts.* I am petrified. Never before have I ever felt a fear like this. I'm terrified that a mass shooting will happen again, but this time, in an…Read more I have this fear.
I recently started a new job. And though I'm still in the training phase, this job makes me happy. It satisfies that part of my soul. It's a huge company that provides services to people with disabilities, with services ranging from day programs, child care, and residential aid. (I'm currently a residential aid.) But here's…Read more At this point in my life.
I am a junior in college, but I have never lived on a college campus prior to this year. And boy, am I learning some things. College students are gross, and rather inconsiderate. (I could tell you horror stories.) Procrastination creates stress. If you don't work on projects until right before they are do, only…Read more What I’m Learning (College Edition)
I am a part of my college marching's band. Today, a situation arose where a student was in my section, (who I am calling M) withdrew from the college yesterday. However, through conversations not revealed to me, M was granted permission to play the final game today. M had told me, prior to her withdrawal, that she was…Read more Little Thoughts: Mind Your Words
I'm currently two and a half weeks away from Thanksgiving break, and from there just two weeks from finals week. I am so worn out and ready to be done. I have a lot of exciting things coming up next year, and I'm getting impatient waiting for them. Plus, today is one of those days…Read more Collection of Beautiful Things VIII