Almost anything, if not everything, has good and bad. Last night turned from good into bad for me. I spent the evening reading and watching a couple of episodes of Friends, but as I started writing in my journal I began to reflect. Honestly, I got more sad and disappointed the more I wrote and thought about … Continue reading The weight of glory
Sometimes I am overwhelmed by the feeling that people look up to me and see me as this perfect person. Only I'm not. I'm a fairly good student, I'm a good listener, I'm reliable, and I am a regular churchgoer. But I've been struggling with a sin for so long. Everyone sins, but you know … Continue reading Metamorphosis and fasting
There's this girl I used to know. She was so beautiful. God, she was beautiful. Through her smile she would illuminate any room. When she walked her vibe would bounce off the walls. Every step she took was like a step to a dance routine; swift, majestic, powerful. Every morning she would spend extra time on … Continue reading The girl I used to know
A fresh batch of snow is blanketing the mountains that surround my school. I wish I could say I am sipping tea while in my pajamas and fuzzy socks, but that just isn't the truth. The truth is that I had spent the night before sitting on my bed in my tiny dorm room, watching … Continue reading Out of darkness
Communicating with God is much more than just talking to Him. It takes forming a relationship with Him to hear Him respond. The most beautiful part of all is not even telling God what you need or what you're going through and still being able to see His response through people who come into your … Continue reading A Moment of Silence
My life is nearly perfect. I'm happy. Yet, every weekend I wake up a little groggy from the night before. I take a shower, put on my makeup, and find my cutest outfit. A few minutes later I'm out the door and walking to pay my Father a little visit. It's a small gesture, a … Continue reading Need You
Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Eve are only a few weeks away. For many, this is the happiest time of the year. Everyone gathers around to feast unlike any other time of the year. Most of us exchange presents and the lucky few get to kiss their significant other when the clock strikes twelve. I have … Continue reading Love: Myth or Truth?