“Then he rolled a stone against the entrance of the tomb.” Mark 15: 46 I’ve been stuck in bed with the flu all day. My lungs feel as though they are about to give out from all the coughing I’ve been doing. My fever won’t go away, and I’m miserable. In the midst of … Continue reading Holy Saturday.
On February 11, the Sunday before Valentine’s Day, I gathered together to celebrate with a bunch of wonderful women. Celebrate each other. Celebrate ourselves. And you know what I noticed as we went around the room sharing a glimpse into our hearts? Every single person liked something about themselves that is completely and utterly intangible. … Continue reading On Self-Love.
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard people complain about their limits with online news. (Don’t worry, I’ve done my fair share of complaining.) But have you considered why you have to pay? You pay a photographer for prints. You pay a doctor for a diagnosis. You pay an accountant to do your … Continue reading No, Your News Shouldn’t Be Free.
I feel rather uninspired. And as a writer, it’s easy for me to get in these ruts. However, when I do I often just stop everything creative. I completely shut down. So here’s a little note to myself. Don’t do that. It’s not healthy. Write even when you don’t feel like writing. Write when you’re … Continue reading Words I Need to Hear.
Something I’ve recently noticed is the way in which I undermine myself with my choice of words (or diction, for all you English majors out there). It’s always subtle; I never intend to degrade myself or invalidate my thoughts and feelings. I just do. I’m not quite sure whether the problem is self-construed, a result … Continue reading 5 Phrases I Refuse to Say in 2018
“Every inch of sky’s got a star. Every inch of skin’s got a scar.” I read an article recently on the website Man Repeller. Rachel Siemens, the writer of said article, was discussing the idea of “having it all” and what an illusion that really is. She states: “…All I could see were a … Continue reading Everything Now.
As many of you are (I’m sure) aware, I spent the last year in France. It was one of the most wonderful, eye-opening, exhilarating experiences of my life. I want you to meet some of the people who made my experience so great. I interviewed many of my fellow students about their experiences abroad. (To … Continue reading La Vie Française.