Hello friends. How has your summer been? Mine has been a whirlwind of crazy experiences and life-changing moments. I studied in Italy for about a month. *I studied at a school in Perugia Italy, and I got to visit Assisi, Florence, Pompeii, Capri, Ischia, and Rome. Italy is a beautiful country.* My family and I…Read more World Travels and Wedding Bells
I have been in a really happy mood recently. It feels like my soul has wings and is bursting forth towards the heavens. (If you've read one of my most recent posts, you can probably guess why.). The world is beautiful and rosy and shimmering in magic. On my phone, I have a collection of screenshots. …Read more Collection of Beautiful Things (V)
I do something unglamorous. And honestly, I love every minute of it. At my church, I am part of a program that works to provides aide and help for kids with disabilities, while also creating a safe and inclusive space for them to learn and grow. I have been a part of this group for at…Read more I do something rather unglamorous.
Hey guys, sorry its been a it. I promise I am working on several posts; most notably the results from my survey. But right now, I'm feeling really happy, and I don't want to work on those posts. Some of the major details I'd like to keep secret for awhile longer. I'm feeling incredible happy,…Read more Let go and embrace His plan.
Yesterday, I handed in my two weeks' notice at my job. Tomorrow I start orientation for my new job. Next week, I have finals. And in four months, I transfer to my next college to finish my Bachelor's degree in Psychology. A chapter is ending. A new adventure is beginning. I've spent the past two…Read more An end and a beginning.
Spring is breaking into my corner of the world in a beautiful display. The sun is warm, the sky is blue, the grass is soft, the trees are green, and the flowers are bursting forth in glorious fireworks of color. The air is fragrant with the smells of spring; exposed soil, rain, warmth, flowers. With…Read more Collection of Beautiful Things (V)
It's been a rough couple of weeks for me. An intensive semester of classes, issues at work, and a couple stressful relationships. I'm in a bit of an emotional slump, and am having a hard time not curling up in my bed for the next few days, and ignoring all responsibilities. The nasty thing, though, is…Read more Collection of Beautiful Things (IV)
I'm so excited for Christmas. Second only to Fall, this is my favorite time of the year. I love the comfy, cozy feel of winter evenings. I love the carols and the smells. I love baking (and eating) Christmas cookies. But more than anything, I love the joy that hugs the world this time of year.…Read more Days of Cheer: “Christmas Time is Here”
I made myself rather worked up this morning. On Facebook, I read a woman's response to the comments made by Mr. Trump. I totally agreed with her, and I wanted to write my own response to those comments. I was really to the point of sitting down and writing an open letter to Mr. Trump. …Read more Collection of Beautiful Things (III)
I am happy, and not just an everyday kind of happy. I am content and joyful and at peace through to the core of who I am. It's the kind of happy feeling where I want to spread my arms wide, tilt my head back with closed eyes, and breathe in the world. It's been…Read more Collection of Beautiful Things (II)