the first boy I ever loved.

Today I want to tell a story that's long overdue. It's about the first time I told a boy I liked him and everything that came after. I walked through the rain, literally, to go and tell him. My heart was racing and I had never EVER before confessed any feelings of any sort to [...]

Finish the Race.

Often, people ask me how my job is going. That is a common question to ask. A normal question. Yet, I often have a hard time articulating "how my job is going". Part of it is that I'm not great at small talking, and so this question has a lot of intricacies to it for [...]

time to bloom.

For a whole year I didn't hang a single thing up in my room. Nothing at all. To some this may not seem like anything of significance. I know plenty of people who are quite satisfied with bare walls. But usually that's just not me. I love color. Every dorm room or apartment I've had [...]

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 [...]

God’s peace

This weekend I went to a competition in Galveston for a club called FCCLA (Family, Career, & Community Leaders Of America). My friends, Darby, Vanessa, and I entered a community project we did at our school. This all started because we wanted to do something that would make an impact on our school, but we [...]