birthdays make me sad.

I've found comfort in knowing that I'm not the only person who feels this way. But it's true. Specifically, MY birthday makes me feel sad. When I was younger, I think it's because I had really high expectations for how people should treat me on that day or week, since I felt I deserved to [...]

helpless, hopeless + lost

L o s s . This world is full of such loss and pain. The older I get the more that becomes evident to me. So painfully evident. Truly, I hope to never grow numb to the pains of other people just because they happen over and over again through the lives of different people. [...]

rising from the ashes of a broken life

I know it has been a very long time since I have written anything on here. It's not for lack of trying. I can't even tell you how many times I've sat down over the last few months to try to write even just a little something, and then I've ended up staring at the [...]

lies.

Sometimes I hear lies that God doesn't care about me. That I am all on my own in this whole "life" thing. I've gone through so many seasons where I have battled with depression, and Satan takes the opportunity to plant more lies in my head. To tell me that I am unloved, that people [...]