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 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”
I have something I want to get off my chest about the way people treat each other.
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)”
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”
I drove into moonlight the other night. It stared at me, all yellow and muddy with shadows and wide-eyed.
Maybe that’s the secret, to
let our eyes open on their own terms, not the terms established by our minds.
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?
Create a life you’re proud of.
The things you feel and do may be completely irrelevant to who you are inside, and it’s entirely possible that the things you feel do not belong to you at all.