“Spiritual Awakening” – My Experience

I realized it was in my hands, and my hands only, to change my life and turn it around. Instead of sulking on how much time I’d wasted, I made small life changes …

I’m Feeling More Myself Than I Ever Have Before

I sing all the time. Everywhere. Anyplace. Well, mostly. There are exceptions. When I pull into work, I stop singing before I open the car door. When I got home at our old place, I didn’t sing once without the door shut tight. I don’t sing while I’m pumping gas. I don’t sing while shopping.Continue reading “I’m Feeling More Myself Than I Ever Have Before”

How to Stop Hating People and Set Yourself Free

I have something I want to get off my chest about the way people treat each other.

Take the Jump and Feel the Feels (You’ll Be Okay)

I turned 21 yesterday, and I thought a lot about how people say we start to feel less as we grow older. Life has a way of hustling, bustling, and throwing us to the ground… So often, we will put up a wall to try and hide or protect ourselves. The world supposedly makes usContinue reading “Take the Jump and Feel the Feels (You’ll Be Okay)”

A Rocky Road

Rocky Road is my favorite ice cream. Y’know, even in light of the bumps and potholes (er, um, almonds and stuff). As a matter of fact, the “Rocky” part is the best thing about it. It brings dullness out of the monotony of regular old chocolate ice cream (a classic that I always go backContinue reading “A Rocky Road”

Thoughts Under Moonlight

I drove into moonlight the other night. It stared at me, all yellow and muddy with shadows and wide-eyed.

An Interesting Meditation

Maybe that’s the secret, to
let our eyes open on their own terms, not the terms established by our minds.

4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Procrastination

I haven’t written in a couple days. Yeah, I guess you could say… I’ve kind of been procrastinating. It’s not that I don’t want to write. I do. It’s just that sometimes I feel like I don’t know enough to create really really compelling stuff, you know? And I don’t really want to be inContinue reading “4 Ways to Make the Most of Your Procrastination”

What “Helpfuls in Hiding” Are and How You Can Use Them to See Your So-Called Mistakes Through a Different Lens

But have you ever made a “mistake” that you’ve later come to realize was actually a blessing, or something that disguised itself as a discrepancy in your life just to help you grow?